Peregrine Falcon

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Peregrine Falcon Makes Sounds

Why Is It Endangered?

The Peregrine Falcon became endangered in the mid-20th century but have since been taken off of the endangered species list. Their initial demise can be contributed to human disruption but had a steep decline in population due to DDT.

Why Is It Important?

Economically: Falconry, and Airports.

Ecologically: Top of the food chain, preyed on as babies by larger birds. They prey on many species of smaller birds.