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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Peregrine Falcon (pealei subspecies and anatum/tundrius subspecies) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Peregrine Falcon
Falco Peregrinus

pealei subspecies - Falco peregrinus pealei
anatum/tundrius
- Falco peregrinus anatum/tundrius
in Canada

Peregrine Falcon

pealei subspecies – Special concern
anatum/tundrius – Special concern 2007

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COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2007. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus (pealei subspecies - Falco peregrinus and pealei anatum/tundrius - Falco peregrinus anatum/tundrius ) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 45 pp.

Previous reports

COSEWIC 2001. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Peregrine Falcon pealei subspecies Falco peregrinus pealei in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 21 pp.

COSEWIC 2000. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Peregrine Falcon anatum subspecies Falco peregrinus anatum in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.Ottawa. vii + 45 pp.

Kirk, D.A., and R.W. Nelson. 1999. COSEWIC update status report on the Peregrine Falcon pealei subspecies Falco peregrinus pealei in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-21 pp.

Jonhstone, R.M. 1999. COSEWIC update status report on the Peregrine Falcon anatum subspecies Falco peregrinus anatum in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-45 pp.

Martin, M. 1978. COSEWIC status report on the Peregrine Falcon anatum subspecies Falco peregrinus (anatum, tundrius and pealei) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-48 pp. The 1992 assessment was based on 1978 report.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge John M. Cooper and Suzanne M. Beauchesne for writing the update status report on the Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus (pealei subspecies - Falco peregrinus pealei and anatum/tundrius - Falco peregrinus anatum/tundrius) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Dr. Marty L. Leonard, Co-chair, COSEWIC Birds Species Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le Faucon pèlerin (Falco peregrinus) de la sous-espèce pealei (Falco peregrinus pealei) et anatum/tundrius (Falco peregrinus anatum/tundrius) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration
Peregrine Falcon – Photo by Guy Monty.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007
Catalogue Number CW69-14/516-2007E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-45983-5

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