“The time to protect a species is while it is still common.” - Rosalie Edge
The Black-thighed Falconet's wingspan measures only 12.5 inches
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Photo by Lyle Russell
The Principles of Raptor Conservation are guiding documents for Hawk Mountain Sanctuary on issues that affect birds of prey.
Avian influenza and raptors: ecological considerations and ways to reduce the risk
Peregrines and pigeons: their interactions and ways to reduce them
Windpower and raptors: their interactions and ways to reduce them
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Hawk Mountain is the oldest and largest, member-supported raptor conservation organization in the world.