Feds say once endangered peregrine falcons have recovered; no more chick rescues

  • Article by: MARTHA MENDOZA , AP National Writer
  • Updated: July 20, 2013 - 3:55 PM

After decades of scrambling on the underside of California bridges to pluck endangered peregrine falcon chicks from ill-placed nests, inseminating female birds and releasing captive-raised fledglings, wildlife biologists have been so successful in bringing back the powerful raptors that they now threaten Southern California's endangered shorebird breeding sites.

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dirtydogsJul. 20, 13 3:10 PM

I just hate it when some uses the "it is part of nature" as an explanation to let things die. You really want to know what is part of nature - human nature? The ability and compassion to save a life, be it a baby falcon or otherwise.

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