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Endangered shortnose sturgeon saved in Hudson River
...cluding the American alligator, American peregrine falcon
and brown pelican, have recovered. "Recovery is very rare," said Bain, who has been monitoring the shortnose sturgeon's population since the mid-1990s and has access to data on the populations since the 1970s. "The nature of this species, its habitat...
Falcon decoys and simulated rifle fire keep birds from oil
...h fires cannons and also activates large peregrine falcon
effigies only when birds approach. The radar detects the birds and relays the information to a computer that automatically deploys the deterrents. Ronconi led the fieldwork and observed almost 8000 birds during the experiment, which took place in no...
Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology
... 1996 outbreak, researchers monitored a variety of falcon
species co-housed together over a five-year period...America and can be a primary pathogen in different falcon
species," say the researchers. (M. Schrenzel, J.L. Oaks, D. Rotstein, G. Maalouf, E. Snook, C. Sandf...
Bird IQ test takes flight
...ierarchy for bird innovation ability. The crow and falcon
families are at the top of the class, followed by hawks, woodpeckers and herons. In 2002, the feeding innovation index methodology gained a higher scientific perch when it was successfully extended to primates by British researchers Dr. Simon Reader ...