On a Wing and a Prayer: five years of Derby’s Peregrines

When pesticides nearly wiped out the entire UK Peregrine Falcon population back in the 1960s, no one would have thought it possible that 50 years later they would be breeding in most major British cites, let alone that there would be 20 pairs in London! And when Peregrine Falcons arrived in Derby in 2004, few could have imagined that Derby would soon be host to one of the most successful and popular Peregrine webcam projects in the country.

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