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October 1, 2012

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The prairie falcon has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because of its small population size. This plan provides background information on the species and outlines a set of objectives and management actions to help meet the goal of maintaining, and increasing if possible,...


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March 1, 2005

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The peregrine falcon, a migratory bird of prey once listed as Endangered, is now listed as Threatened in Alberta in recognition of an increasing population and demonstrated improvements in reproductive performance. The goals of this recovery plan include the attainment of a well-distributed,...


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April 1, 2002

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Due to the widespread use and environmental accumulation of pesticide residues, the peregrine falcon population declined throughout North America during the 1950s and 1960s. Populations of the falcon improved following the ban of DDT in Canada in 1969 and efforts to protect the species. As a...


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March 1, 2002

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This wildlife status report looks at the prairie falcon, a large, pale brown raptor that occupies arid hills and grasslands of western North America and the only indigenous North American falcon. The prairie falcon is ranked as Sensitive in Alberta because of long-term population declines and the...


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February 1, 2002

Description

Due to the widespread use and environmental accumulation of pesticide residues, the peregrine falcon population declined throughout North America during the 1950s and 1960s. Populations of the falcon improved following the ban of DDT in Canada in 1969 and efforts to protect the species. As a...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2001

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Since 1970 national surveys of the peregrine falcon population have been conducted every five years. Alberta has committed to surveying peregrines on a provincial basis as a component of the national survey. In 2000, Alberta was surveyed comprehensively as part of the 2000 national survey. This...


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Last Modified

January 1, 1997

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the anatum subspecies of the peregrine falcon, which is found in Alberta. The peregrine falcon experienced near-extinction in the province, and in North America, due to the indiscriminate use of organochlorine pesticides such as DDT after World War II....