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The Peregrine Fund Helps Aplomado Falcons Recover

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The Peregrine Fund
The 500th Aplomado Falcon banded in Texas.

From the 1950s to the mid-1990s, no wild Aplomado Falcons were born in the U.S. Last month, with a lot of help from the Boise-based Peregrine Fund, the 500th Aplomado Falcon nestling was banded in southern Texas. How did baby falcons born in Boise in the 1980s and 1990s help bring the population back from the brink?

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Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.