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Wings for my flight : the peregrine falcons of Chimney Rock

Author: Marcy Cottrell Houle
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Updated editionView all editions and formats
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"The story of the near-extinction of the American Peregrine Falcon, and the fight to save it against tremendous odds." . . ."Forty years ago, the peregrine falcon was on the U.S. endangered species list and many doubted that it would survive. Marcy Houle was a young wildlife biologist observing one of the last remaining pairs--located at a site in southwest Colorado slated for development as a major tourist site.  Read more...
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Named Person: Marcy Cottrell Houle; Marcy Cottrell Houle
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcy Cottrell Houle
ISBN: 9780826354341 0826354343 0826354351 9780826354358
OCLC Number: 854285697
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover by Addison-Wesley, 1991."
Description: xvi, 187 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Marcy Cottrell Houle.

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