Essays Tagged: "Peregrine Falcon"

"The Summer of the Falcon" by Jean Craighead George

The Summer of The FalconEvery popular novel must have an interesting story, suitable conflicts, and a theme. In the no ... vel must have an interesting story, suitable conflicts, and a theme. In the novel The Summer Of the Falcon, the author Jean Craighead George parallels the maturation of the main character with the tea ... s form childhood to adulthood, In the end of the story, June is not a child anymore. Neither is the falcon. It has fully grown and has decided to live independently, without any of June's support.The ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Peregrine Falcon

The peregrine falcon belongs to a group of birds called the Falconiformes. This group includes vultures, ... beaks and strong talons, making them excellent predators. All Falconiformes are daytime hunters.The peregrine falcon is the best-known of the fifty-eight birds in the falcon family. The word Peregrine ... 'one who wanders.' This falcon has definitely earned its name. For example, some of Canada's tundra peregrines fly to Brazil each winter.Peregrine falcons are found in every single part of the world e ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Peregrine Falcon

How to Keep the Peregrine Falcon AliveRight now, it is very hard to keep the peregrines from becoming extinct. Here ... re should be NO pesticides used at all. DDT and DDE are the main ingredients in the endangerment of peregrine falcons because they damage the bird's reproductive system, causing the eggs to become muc ... icicdes. The pesticide employees should be reassigned to help in the protection and creation of the peregrine falcons. At this point in time, peregrines need all the help they can get in order to surv ...

(1 pages) 36 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Peregrine falcon

vidence of breeding pairs in the eastern U.S. after 1975 *16*. Recovery plan published in 1979. The peregrine falcon is protected under Illinois Endangered Species Act, 1972 *35*, Federal Endangered S ... sissippi R. *6,16*; migrants most commonly seen along the Mississippi R. and Lk. Michigan *06*. The peregrine nests mostly on rock cliffs, bluffs and vertical escarpments. Also river gorges and waterg ...

(10 pages) 67 3 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Endangered Peregrine Falcon

The Peregrine Falcon, once numerous throughout North America, could possibly become extinct. This is due ... such as DDT (which has been banned from the United States and Canada but not in all countries). The Peregrine Falcon population has suffered a dramatic decline over the past decades, and is presently ... across the province.Agriculture and industrial use of pesticides has caused a worldwide decline of Peregrine Flacons. Pesticide use is closely regulated in Canada and in the U.S. but not in Latin Ame ...

(1 pages) 1113 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Peregrine Falcon

6B The Peregrine Falcon By Jon Schellenberg The Peregrine Falcon(Falco peregrinus)By Jon Schellenberg 6BNov ... Jon Schellenberg The Peregrine Falcon(Falco peregrinus)By Jon Schellenberg 6BNovember 2005IntroThe peregrine falcon is the fastest animal in the world. It is mainly known for its high-speed dives and ... wift kills. Its distinct features and deadly claws and talons grabbed my attention immediately. The peregrine is a 'raptor', or a bird of prey. It is an endangered species, so it is our responsibility ...

(4 pages) 3961 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology