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Peregrine Falcon Essay Examples

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Describing the Unique Characteristics of the Peregrine Falcon
Speech topic: The Peregrine Falcon Specific purpose: to inform my audience about the size, appearance, range, hunting and eating habits, and other characteristics. INTRODUCTION ANECDOTE -- One afternoon an American pilot stationed in Germany was in a free dive with his jet, engines on but not propelling hi...
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A Research on the Peregrine Falcon
belongs to a group of birds called the
Falconiformes. This group includes vultures, kites, hawks, eagles, and
falcons. Other than vultures, all of these birds hunt and kill other
animals for food. Falconiformes are equipped with hooked beaks and strong
talons, making them excellent predators. All Falconiformes are daytime
h...
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The Peregrine Falcon Is an Endangered Species Both in Canada and the United States
The Peregrine Falcon, once numerous throughout North America, could possibly become extinct. This is due to the effects of chemical pesticides such as DDT (which has been banned from the United States and Canada but not in all countries). The Peregrine Falcon population has suffered a dramatic decline over the past decades,...
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Characteristics of the Peregrine Falcon a Bird from the Falconiformes Group
The Peregrine Falcon The peregrine falcon belongs to a group of birds called the Falconiformes. This group includes vultures, kites, hawks, eagles, and falcons. Other than vultures, all of these birds hunt and kill other animals for food. Falconiformes are equipped with hooked beaks and...
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An Introduction to the Peregrine Falcon
The Peregrine falcon Falcons are the most streamlined birds of prey. The Peregrine Falcon has been determined to be the fastest moving animal known to man. It has been calculated that a Peregrine may be able to reach speeds of 250 miles per hour in a vertical stoop, or dive. The Peregrine's ab...
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An Overview of the Peregrine Falcon
THE PEREGRINE FALCON
Speech topic: The Peregrine Falcon
Specific purpose: to inform my audience about the size, appearance, range, hunting and eating habits,             and other characteristics.
INTRODUCTION
ANECDOTE --     One afternoon an American pilot stationed in Germany was in a free dive with his jet,      ...
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An Analysis of the Peregrine Falcon Bird, Falconiformes
The Peregrine Falcon The peregrine falcon belongs to a group of birds called the Falconiformes. This group includes vultures, kites, hawks, eagles, and falcons. Other than vultures, all of these birds hunt and kill other animals for food. Falconiformes are equipped with hooked beaks and strong talons, making them excellen...
1,763 words
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The Increasing Population of Peregrine Falcons in the Wild
Peregrine Falcons: On the road to recovery The peregrine is the world's fastest bird; it can reach over 200 miles as it dives from tall cliffs onto smaller birds (1). It circles high searching for prey and when a smaller bird like a pigeon takes off it plummets to the earth and kills it with razor sharp talons. The Peregri...
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The Story of Mr. Willens In "The Love of a Good Woman"
"The Love of a Good Woman" begins in the present, describing a museum located in Walley. In the museum, there is a box which has the letters 'D.M.Willens, Optometrist' printed on it and a note beside it saying that Mr. Willens drowned in the Peregrine River in 1951. The story then takes the reader back to 1951,...
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A Biography of John Huston the Creator of Film Noirs
John Huston was born in Nevada, Missouri, in 1906, and he died in 1987. He is the son of famous Canadian actor Walter Huston, and the father of actress Anjelica Huston. As a child, Huston lived in many cities where his father appeared on stage. He performed on stage with his parents at the age of three. Huston began his Hol...
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3 pages