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  • The Gyrfalcon is two feet long; the Peregrine Falcon of this country twenty inches, which is rather larger than that of Europe.

    Rural Hours

  • I was able to establish that he had gone aboard the 'Gyrfalcon' when she was about to lift for Luna City and had not left her-so I told the girls that Noisy had had a sudden opportunity to go home again but had left a message with the port captain for each of them-then added more lies to personalize the goodbye he hadn't made.

    Time Enough For Love

  • Hunting with a Gyrfalcon might be legal in this state, but would be illegal in that state, etc.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Unusual State-Level Hunting and Animal Killing Rules:

  • The Gyrfalcon funds had about $1.1 billion in combined assets as of late March.

    Two Money Managers Will Close Large Funds

  • For non- birders, the cover of The Peregrine does not show a Peregrine or even a falcon; the cover of The Goshawk shows a Gyrfalcon.

    Egregious-- and Hilarious-- Error

  • Second, the cover uses a detail from Holbein's portrait of Cheseman, of a Gyrfalcon.

    Egregious-- and Hilarious-- Error

  • Probably they diverged from the Peregrine during the Pleistocene glaciations, just as the Gyrfalcon did from the Saker.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • I am reading the wonderful new monograph The Gyrfalcon .

    "Genetic Pollution"?

  • I quote, but without all the references italics mine: There was panic in Sweden in 1999 when an escaped male Gyrfalcon x Peregrine falcon hybrid from Denmark paired with a native Peregrine female in Bohuslan, the male identified by its leg ring.

    "Genetic Pollution"?

  • **Author of the splendid new monograph The Gyrfalcon.

    Of "Save" the Falcons: Big Lies

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