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From the April 2005 Conservationist

Back from the Brink

Update on the status of the peregrine falcon

By Barbara Loucks and Christopher Nadareski

The comeback story of the peregine falcon, Falco peregrinus, began in the 1980s thanks to a successful restoration program. Once encountered only rarely in New York State, the peregrine falcon can be seen much more regularly today, due to increasing wild populations and the popularity of nest webcams nbroadcast via the internet.

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