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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 09.4 April 1998

The Peregrine Falcon in Shropshire - whatever next?

By - John Tucker

The fortunes of the Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus, this century, especially the pesticide-induced decline of the 1960s and subsequent recovery, have been well documented (Ratcliffe 1980, 1993) and often retold. That the species' population has reached almost unprecedented levels in Britain is already apparent, and we approach the end of the century with further expansion, in both breeding range and numbers, in prospect.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist