The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) was believed to be extirpated as a breeding species in Virginia by the early 1960s. An aggressive restoration program was initiated in 1978 that included the release of 115 captive-reared birds on the Coastal Plain
Abundance/Distribution; Breeding/Demography/Population Dynamics; Banding
The Center for Conservation Biology Technical Report Series, CCBTR-19-13. College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA.
Watts, B. D. and M. U. Watts. 2019. Virginia peregrine falcon monitoring and management program: Year 2019 report. The Center for Conservation Biology Technical Report Series: CCBTR-19-13. William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA. 25 pp.