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The Canadian Peregrine Foundation - Endangered Species Bulletin

The Canadian Peregrine Foundation


Endangered Species Bulletin:
(CPF News Items)


This page is dedicated to news about peregrine falcons and other endangered species around the world, as well as any environmental issues which may affect them, and other wildlife stories which may be of interest to CPF supporters.

If you have an interesting story to share, or have found an item of interest on another website, please email it for consideration.

All articles will be listed in chronological order - see the list below for the articles currently posted, and click on each to read the article.

Note that many of the links on this page point to outside websites, and we have no control over how long articles remain available.  Articles known to have been taken offline are noted as such below, but we have left the summaries in place to provide at least a brief overview of past stories.

 

ARTICLES: NEWS BRIEFS:

LINKS:

Flame Retardants Found In Falcon Eggs
(May 8, 2008)

Suspect sought in falcon death
(Feb 28, 2008)

Help Stop the Killing of Protected Raptors
(Feb 27, 2008)

Help sought in finding peregrine falcon shooter
(Feb 27, 2008)

Officials pursue killer of protected peregrine falcon
(Feb 26, 2008)

Poison threat to rare barn owls
(Feb 6, 2008)

Peregrine falcon adapting to urban lifestyle
(Feb 6, 2008)

Peregrine Falcon Released Back to the Wild
(Jan 17, 2008)

New falcon 20 zloty coin sell out at NBP
(Jan 17, 2008)

Climate change impact study shows bleak future for Europe’s birds
(Jan 17, 2008)

Falcons released in gorge have travelled 50,000 miles
(Jan 16, 2008)

Young man held for selling falcons
(Jan 12, 2008)

Egg thief admits stealing again
(Nov 27, 2007)

Mobil looks after birds in all their refinery
(Nov 1, 2007)

Rare bird registration ‘crucial’
(Nov 1, 2007)

Illegal poison kills golden eagle
(Aug 13, 2007)

Wind Turbines - Wind Energy Regulations Needed to Protect Birds
(June 2007)

Eight Peregrine falcons released on Wednesday
(June 6, 2007)

Endangered Peregrine Falcon Possibly Dead
(May 28, 2007)

Stormy couple of weeks leave endangered birds battered
(May 2, 2007)

UCSC-Hatched Plan Helps Newborn Falcons
(May 2, 2007)

Falcon chicks found for first time in 50 years
(Apr 27, 2007)

Fake Falcon Robots Scare the Shit Out of Nuisance Pigeons
(Apr 24, 2007)

Peregrine falcon shot dead with crossbow
(Apr 21, 2007)

Bail for man in bird-egg case
(Apr 20, 2007)

Man who sold bald eagle parts fined
(Apr 18, 2007)

University fight to save barn owls
(Apr 12, 2007)

Falcon dies despite rescuers' efforts
(Apr 11, 2007)

Owls and their nest boxes are exterminating pests at wineries
(Apr 2, 2007)

Barn owls in Britain in decline.
(Mar 31, 2007)

Researchers Take Eggs From Bay Bridge Falcon Nest
(Mar 30, 2007)

Traces of flame retardant found in falcon eggs in Maine, N.H.
(Mar 22, 2007)

McGuinty Government To Strengthen Protection For Ontario's Species At Risk
(Mar 20, 2007)

Pitt's Peregrine Falcons Defend Cathedral...
(Mar 20, 2007)

Robotic birds scare 'fat' pigeons
(Mar 20, 2007)

2 rare falcons are missing
(Mar 20, 2007)

Pals 'made rare bird abandon its eggs'
(Feb 20, 2007)

National Park Service asks for public’s help with peregrine falcon monitoring project
(Feb 19, 2007)

Vet college nursing peregrine falcon
(Jan 30, 2007)

Russia finds H5N1 bird flu strain in southern yards
(Jan 30, 2007)

Hong Kong says another bird found has avian flu
(Jan 26, 2007)

Peregrine falcon tested for avian flu
(Jan 25, 2007)

Vet college nursing peregrine falcon
(Jan 24, 2007)

New U.S. legislation could lead to harvest of Ottawa peregrine falcons
(Jan 17, 2007)

CCWHC: Wildlife Health Centre Newsletter
(2006)

Day of Action protests cuts to "Ministry of No Resources"
(Nov 16, 2006)

Charges over peregrine's pesticide death
(Nov 9, 2006)

UK. Public consultation launched to review the list of registered birds
(Nov 2, 2006)

Endangered falcon reintroduced in wild
(Oct 31, 2006)

WHO gives indoor use of DDT a clean bill of health for controlling malaria
(Sept 15, 2006)

Why are wind turbines killing Alberta's bats?
(Sept 8, 2006)

Sheikh Khalifa Donates Falcons to ADIHEX 2006
(Aug, 2006)

Stronger safeguards for peregrine urged along pipeline route
(Aug 22, 2006)

Eagle Vision
(Aug 21, 2006)

Falcon eggs trail cold...
(Aug 14, 2006)

Pesticide Ban Follows Millions of Bird Deaths
(Aug 3, 2006)

Canada's, Ontario's efforts bearing fruit
(July 15, 2006)

Deregulation and Downlisting of Bald Eagle Backgrounder
(June 29, 2006)

Endangered owls ready to take flight in B.C.
(Apr 22, 2006)

Falcon Smugglers Swoop to Profits, Endanger Birds
(Apr 21, 2006)

Turbines move for the birds
(Mar 24, 2006)

Giant wind towers worry bird lovers
(Feb 27, 2006)

Wind turbines could threaten eagle's nest
(Feb 25, 2006)

Bald Eagle Soaring Off Endangered List (USA)
(Feb 14, 2006)

Poison killed birds on golf course
(Oct 5, 2005)

OCOA creates TIPS line for Poaching
(Oct 5, 2005)

Thief snatches rare falcon
(July 26, 2005)

Flight of the falcon
(July 21, 2005)

A bird's-eye view, high above the city
(June 29, 2005)

OMNR Proposes to Downlist the Peregrine Falcon and Bald Eagle
(June 28, 2005)

'History in the Making'; Three Peregrine Chicks Released Wednesday Near Charleston Lake May Be the Last
(June 23, 2005)

Derek Ratcliffe
(May 27, 2005)

Late great Nate recalled
(Apr 21, 2005)

Weddings Wings
(Feb 17, 2005)

Eagle Slaughter Called 'Worst Ever'
(Feb 3, 2005)

Hunt for Criminal Who Blasted Rare Falcon
(Jan 28, 2005)

A New Killer to Rule the Skies
(Jan 25, 2005)

New Aerie Is Readied for Fifth Avenue Hawks
(Dec 22, 2004)

Co-op to Help Hawks Rebuild, but the Street Is Still Restless
(Dec 16, 2004)

Hawks' eviction ruffles feathers in New York
(Dec 14, 2004)

Birds' Nest Will Be Saved, if Co-op Architect Says Yes
(Dec 14, 2004)

HOME TWEET HOME
(Dec 14, 2004)

No Fighting the Co-op Board, Even With Talons
(Dec 11, 2004)

A Hawkish Weekend
(Dec 13, 2004)

New York Celebrities Evicted on Fifth Ave., Feathers and All
(Dec 8, 2004)

California Group Sues Wind Companies Over Bird Deaths
(Nov 4, 2004)

Canadian Falcon Attacks Minnesota Goose Hunter
(Oct 14, 2004)

Gulf Falconers Push Rare Bird Toward Extinction
(Sept 16, 2004)

Peregrine Falcons May Face New Environmental Threat
(August 23, 2004)

A falcon recruited in solving a mystery
(June 12, 2004)

Cliff Peregrine nest on Virginia coastal tower
(April 22, 2004)

Birders mourn the loss of Mae, the 'webcam falcon'
(April 20, 2004)

Canada to slaughter 19 million birds in British Columbia due to avian flu
(April 2004)

Vultures being shot in the USA
(Mar 27, 2002)

Keep peregrines in the wild
(Nov 30, 2001)

The Canadian Peregrine Foundation assists in Bald Eagle investigation
(Nov 28, 2001)

Owls are not pets
(Nov 20, 2001)

Eagle smuggler fined $14,000
(Sept 26, 2001)

Motorists urged to drive carefully to avoid deer
(available in English & French)
(May 8, 2001)

Wolf added to Species At Risk list
(May 3, 2001)

Draft Assessment on Capture of Nestling American Peregrine Falcons for Falconry
(July 27, 2000)

Argentine spray kills hawks from Canada
(July 2000)

Awards for Ontario Peregrine Recovery Team
(April 11, 2000)

Watching for Nesting Peregrines - the 2000 Peregrine Falcon Survey
(April 19, 2000)

Industry Minister John Manley given responsibility for the protection of the Peregrine Falcon
(April 5, 2000)

Early report on the North American peregrine nesting season
(March 30, 2000)

Intent to Develop Peregrine Falcon Management Plans
(Oct 4, 1999)

December 10, 2007
Egg thief admits stealing again
Click here for the full story

December 10, 2007
Mobil looks after birds in all their refinery
Click here for the full story

December 10, 2007
Rare bird registration ‘crucial’
Click here for the full story

September 2, 2007
Illegal poison kills golden eagle
Click here for the full story

June 11, 2007
Eight Peregrine falcons released on Wednesday
Click here for the full story

June 11, 2007
Endangered Peregrine Falcon Possibly Dead
Click here for the full story

June 11, 2007
Stormy couple of weeks leave endangered birds battered
Click here for the full story

June 11, 2007
UCSC-Hatched Plan Helps Newborn Falcons
Click here for the full story

May 2, 2007
University fight to save barn owls
Click here for the full story

May 2, 2007
Owls and their nest boxes are exterminating pests at wineries
Click here for the full story

May 2, 2007
Barn owls in Britain in decline.
Click here for the full story

May 2, 2007
Falcon chicks found for first time in 50 years
Click here for the full story

April 30, 2007
Fake Falcon Robots Scare the Shit Out of Nuisance Pigeons
Click here for the full story

April 30, 2007
Bail for man in bird-egg case
Click here for the full story

April 30, 2007
Peregrine falcon shot dead with crossbow
Click here for the full story

April 23, 2007
Man who sold bald eagle parts fined
Click here for the full story

April 14, 2007
Falcon dies despite rescuers' efforts
Click here for the full story

April 8, 2007
Researchers Take Eggs From Bay Bridge Falcon Nest
Click here for the full story

April 4, 2007
Traces of flame retardant found in falcon eggs in Maine, N.H.
Click here for the full story

April 4, 2007
McGuinty Government To Strengthen Protection For Ontario's Species At Risk
Click here for the full story

March 29, 2007
Pitt's Peregrine Falcons Defend Cathedral...
Click here for the full story

March 29, 2007
Robotic birds scare 'fat' pigeons
Click here for the full story

March 29, 2007
2 rare falcons are missing
Click here for the full story

March 26, 2007
Pals 'made rare bird abandon its eggs'
Click here for the full story

March 26, 2007
National Park Service asks for public’s help with peregrine falcon monitoring project
Click here for the full story

March 26, 2007
Vet college nursing peregrine falcon
Click here for the full story

March 26, 200
Russia finds H5N1 bird flu strain in southern yards
Click here for the full story

March 26, 2007
Hong Kong says another bird found has avian flu
Click here for the full story

January 25, 2007
Peregrine falcon tested for avian flu
Click here for the full story

January 17, 2007
New U.S. legislation could lead to harvest of Ottawa peregrine falcons
Click here for the full story

2006
CCWHC: Wildlife Health Centre Newsletter
Click here for the full story

November 16, 2006
Day of Action protests cuts to "Ministry of No Resources"
Click here for the full story

November 9, 2006
Charges over peregrine's pesticide death
Click here for the full story

November 2, 2006
UK. Public consultation launched to review the list of registered birds
Click here for the full story

October 31, 2006
Endangered falcon reintroduced in wild
Click here for the full story

September 15, 2006
WHO gives indoor use of DDT a clean bill of health for controlling malaria
Click here for the full story

September 23, 2006
Why are wind turbines killing Alberta's bats?
Click here for the full story

September 23, 2006
Sheikh Khalifa Donates Falcons to ADIHEX 2006
Click here for the full story

September 23, 2006
Stronger safeguards for peregrine urged along pipeline route
Click here for the full story

August 22, 2006
Eagle Vision
Placentia Bay's birds of prey help moniter changes in ecosystem

Click here for the full story

August 16, 2006
Falcon eggs trail cold...
Click here for the full story

August 16, 2006
Pesticide Ban Follows Millions of Bird Deaths
Click here for the full story

July 25, 2006
Canada's, Ontario's efforts bearing fruit
Click here for the full story

July 25, 2006
Deregulation and Downlisting of Bald Eagle
Click here for the full story

April 23, 2006
Endangered owls ready to take flight in B.C.
Click here for the full story

April 23, 2006
Falcon Smugglers Swoop to Profits, Endanger Birds
Click here for the full story

April 2, 2006
Turbines move for the birds
Click here for the full story

February 27, 2006
Giant wind towers worry bird lovers
Click here for the full story

February 26, 2006
Wind turbines could threaten eagle's nest
Click here for the full story

February 21, 2006
Bald Eagle Soaring Off Endangered List (USA)
Click here for the full story

December 17, 2005
Owl Sighted Inside Warehouse
Click here for the full story

December 15, 2005
Small Story: Hawk and Pigeon Killed in Flight
Click here for the full story

October 6, 2005
Poison killed birds on golf course
Click here for the full story

October 5, 2005
OCOA creates TIPS line for Poaching
Click here for the full story

August 31, 2005
Peregrines Breed Again in the Sagrada Familia
Click here for the full story

August 31, 2005
OMNR Proposes to Downlist the Peregrine Falcon and Bald Eagle
Click here for the full story

July 26, 2005
Thief snatches rare falcon
Click here for the full story

July 24, 2005
Flight of the falcon
Click here for the full story

July 10, 2005
'History in the Making'; Three Peregrine Chicks Released Wednesday Near Charleston Lake May Be the Last
Click here for the full story

July 10, 2005
Nesting Barn Owls Sighted
Click here for the full story

July 2, 2005
A bird's-eye view, high above the city
Click here for the full story

June 26, 2005
Sightings of a Peregrine near Kitchener Hack Release Site
Click here for the full story

June 9, 2005
Cancellation of Ecological Dietary Study of the Marsh Harrier (see below)
Click here for the full story

June 9, 2005
Scientific Killing of Marsh Harriers in Austria
Click here for the full story

May 31, 2005
Derek Ratcliffe
Click here for the full story

April 29, 2005
Peregrines' home could go up in smoke
Click here for the full story

April 27, 2005
Positive News for Mississauga - Lakeview
Click here for the full story

April 27, 2005
Peregrine Sighted in Kitchener
Click here for the full story

April 26, 2005
Jackson Found Dead
Click here for the full story

April 21, 2005
Late great Nate recalled
Click here for the full story

March 28, 2005
A New Peregrine Nest in Toronto?
Click here for the full story

March 6, 2005
Dundas - The One-footed Peregrine
Click here for the full story

February 26, 2005
Wedding Wings
Click here for the full story

February 3, 2005
Eagle Slaughter Called 'Worst Ever'
Click here for the full story

January 31, 2005
A New Killer to Rule the Skies
Click here for the full story

January 31, 2005
Hunt for Criminal Who Blasted Rare Falcon
Click here for the full story

December 26, 2004
A Hawkish Weekend
Click here for the full story

December 22, 2004
New Aerie Is Readied for Fifth Avenue Hawks
Click here for the full story

December 16, 2004
Co-op to Help Hawks Rebuild, but the Street Is Still Restless
Click here for the full story

December 14, 2004
Hawks' eviction ruffles feathers in New York
Click here for the full story

December 14, 2004
Birds' Nest Will Be Saved, if Co-op Architect Says Yes
Click here for the full story

December 14, 2004
HOME TWEET HOME
Click here for the full story

December 11, 2004
No Fighting the Co-op Board, Even With Talons

Click here for the full story

December 9, 2004
Update on: New York Celebrities Evicted on Fifth Ave., Feathers and All
Click here for the update

December 8, 2004
New York Celebrities Evicted on Fifth Ave., Feathers and All
Click here for the full story

November 4, 2004
California Group Sues Wind Companies Over Bird Deaths
Click here for the full story

October 15, 2004
Texas Falcon Tracker Finds Foul Environment
Click here for the full story
(from the Environmental News Network)

October 14, 2004
Canadian Falcon Attacks Minnesota Goose Hunter
Click here for the full story

September 16, 2004
Gulf Falconers Push Rare Bird Toward Extinction
Click here for the full story

August 23, 2004
Peregrine Falcons May Face New Environmental Threat
Click here for the full story

April 22, 2004
Cliff Peregrine nest on Virginia coastal tower

Click here for the full story

April 20, 2004
Birders mourn the loss of Mae, the 'webcam falcon'
Click here for the full story

April 2004
Eagles killed to protect marmots
Click here for the full story

August 29,2002
Birds of Prey may be dying from West Nile
Click here for the full story
(from the Columbus Dispatch)

August 25, 2002
We need DDT to win vs. West Nile virus
Click here for the full story
(from the Chicago Sun-Times)

August 18, 2002
Dentist gives eagle a new beak
Click here for the full story
(from AZCentral.com)

August 9, 2002
Government protects 20 species under Endangered Species Act
Click here for the full story
(from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador)

August 2, 2002
Protecting raptors from electrocution
Click here for the full story
(from the Environmental News Network)

July 1, 2002
Satellites peek at wild lives
Click here for the full story
(from the Philadelphia Inquirer)

June 20, 2002
Last Minute Changes to Endangered Species Bill Just Good Enough
Click here for the full story
(from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society)

June 17, 2002
Peregrine Recovery Effort Heading to the Hills
Click here for the full story
(from the Washington Post)

Check the archives for previous items

 

Cornell University Environmental Risk Assessment Program:  What's going on with the West Nile Virus? 

American Bird Conservancy West Nile Virus Position Statement

ENDANGERED SPECIES:

Wild Species 2000:
the general status of species in Canada

COSEWIC
(Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada)

Species At Risk Act

Ontario's Species at Risk

White-faced Ibis:
Information for the Management of an Imperiled Population
a North American species still suffering the effects of DDT
Site currently unavailable

 

ENDANGERED SPACES:

Biogems
Information on threatened habitats in North and Central America and what can be done to protect them

 

GENERAL
WILDLIFE:
Advice on what to do if you find a baby bird

 


Canadian Peregrine Foundation