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The World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho was created in 1984. It is The Peregrine Fund's world headquarters. From here they operate the national and international conservation programs.*

The Peregrine Fund's original breeding facilities at Cornell University, New York and Ft. Collins, Colorado were consolidated here. They also operate other facilities on the Big Island of Hawaii and Maui for breeding of endangered Hawaiian birds.* Internationally, they have a field station in Madagascar.* In the United States this center have a field station in Northern Arizona and an office in Sheridan, Wyoming.*

At the center propagate birds of prey for release to the wild. The center houses about 200 falcons and condors for breeding. Research is underway on many topics to help of a better understanding of these birds of prey and their requirements. The World Center is also the home of our Education Program at the Velma Morrison Interpretive Center and the Herrick Collections Building.

The World Center receives visitors to let give the people of Idaho as well as the world knowledge about the dwindling numbers of birds of prey in the world.
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