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- DescriptionThe peregrine falcons of Morro Rock, located along the coast of Central California, have been admired and observed by travelers and visitors from around the world, and is one of the most well-kwn peregrine falcon nesting sites in North America. This 40-year history chronicles the yearly efforts of nest site attendants and endangered species management techniques - captive breeding, double clutching, captive hatching of thin, fragile wild eggs, and fostering falcon chicks into the wild nests - that has assisted in the recovery of a once imperiled species. 44 pages, with color and black and white photographs.
- Author BiographySteve Schubert has a M.S. degree in Biological Sciences, with an emphasis in wildlife biology. He has taught biology and earth sciences at high school and college levels, and works as a naturalist at a residential outdoor school for 6th grade students. Once hired by the U.S. Forest Service as a peregrine falcon nest guard in Los Padres National Forest, Steve now volunteers and chronicles the year-to-year nesting activities of peregrine falcons at Morro Rock, along the Central California coast. Steve is also the volunteer coordinator of a California Condor radiotracking project at the restored Hi Mountain Fire Lookout station.
- Author(s)Steve Schubert
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication06/05/2008
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectNatural History: General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight113 g
- Width203 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine3 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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