Alleviating the Impact of Human Disturbance on the Breeding Peregrine FaIcon

The impact of ornithologists on nesting Peregrine Falcons Falco peregrinus is discussed in terms of interference with individual pairs and their offspring and the subsequent validity of observations made and data collected. Suggestions are presented for the minimising of this interference. The following amendment should be made on page 5 : Line 13, Column 1. 'about 3.5-4.5 weeks of age is optimal.' should read . . . 'about 3-4 weeks of age is optimal.'

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