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Peregrine Biology:

Arnold, C.  1985.  Saving the Peregrine Falcon.  Lerner Publishing Group.
Aimed at grades 2 to 5

Banasch, U. and G. Holroyd. 1996. Peregrine Falcon. Hinterland Who's Who series. Ottawa: Canadian Wildlife Service.

Cade, T.J. 1982. Falcons of the World. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press.

Cade, T.J., J.H. Enderson, C.G. Thelander, and C.M. White (eds.).  1988.  Peregrine Falcon Populations:  their management and recovery.  Boise, Idaho:  The Peregrine Fund.

Cade, T.J., J.H. Enderson, and J. Linthicum. 1996. Guide to management of Peregrine Falcons at the eyrie. Boise, Idaho: The Peregrine Fund.

Canadian Peregrine Foundation. 1998. Ontario's Endangered Wildlife: Student's Guide to the Peregrine Falcon.  Toronto: Canadian Peregrine Foundation (adapted with permission from a publication by the Alberta Environmental Protection Education Branch)
Aimed at grades 4 to 7

Clark, W.S., and B.K. Wheeler. 1987. A field guide to hawks of North America. Peterson Field Guide series #35. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Ehrlich, P.R., D.S. Dobkin, and D. Wheye. 1988. The Birder’s Handbook: A field guide to the natural history of North American birds. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Hickey, J.J. (ed.).  1969.  Peregrine Falcon Populations: their biology and decline.  Madison, Wisconsin:  University of Wisconsin Press.

Johnsgard, P.A. 1990. Hawks, eagles, and falcons of North America: biology and natural history. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Ratcliffe, D. 1993. The Peregrine Falcon, 2nd ed.  Vermillion SD: Buteo Books.

Savage, C. 1992. Peregrine Falcons. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Wheeler, B.K., and W.S. Clark. 1995. A photographic guide to North American raptors. San Diego: Academic Press.


This list is far from complete, and we will expand it over time.  If you know of any appropriate references, please send them to us.  See also the Links section for further sources of information on peregrines.

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