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The Peregrine Falcons of Morro Rock: A 40-Year History - 1967-2007

By: Steve Schubert

44 pages, col & b/w photos


Paperback | May 2008 | #186309 | ISBN-13: 9781434848239
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About this book

The peregrine falcons of Morro Rock, located along the coast of Central California, have been admired and observed by travelers and visitors from around the world, and is one of the most well-known peregrine falcon nesting sites in North America.

This 40-year history chronicles the yearly efforts of nest site attendants and endangered species management techniques - captive breeding, double clutching, captive hatching of thin, fragile wild eggs, and fostering falcon chicks into the wild nests - that has assisted in the recovery of a once imperiled species.

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