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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Wildlife Wednesday: Bird's-Eye-View

The peregrine falcon is an example of a wildlife conservation success story. These regal birds were once on the endangered list, but through the efforts of bird and nature enthusiasts, the peregrine falcon is now classified as being of "least concern."
The largest population of the peregrine falcon (sometimes also known as the "duck hawk") is in the Grand Canyon. This video from shows the beautiful flight of the falcon and even imagines what one of America's greatest natural wonders must look like from their perspective:

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