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Buffalo Gap National Grassland, South Dakota..Peregrine falcon takes flight for a falconer over the Cheyenne River valley. ..Peregrine falcons, were once nesters in the northern Great Plains, on high remote buttes and escarpments, often near water. They were extirpated long ago by the fallout from DDT and other factors. With the help of the Endangered Species Act and the Peregrine Fund, their numbers are again on the rise...Peregrines may have begun to nest again in some remote areas of the Great Plains, although evidence at this point is anectdotal
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Buffalo Gap National Grassland, South Dakota..Peregrine falcon takes flight for a falconer over the Cheyenne River valley. ..Peregrine falcons, were once nesters in the northern Great Plains, on high remote buttes and escarpments, often near water. They were extirpated long ago by the fallout from DDT and other factors. With the help of the Endangered Species Act and the Peregrine Fund, their numbers are again on the rise...Peregrines may have begun to nest again in some remote areas of the Great Plains, although evidence at this point is anectdotal