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falcon

a bird of prey. See falco.
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It was his passion for the natural world which inspired the late Shaikh Zayed to establish the falcon release and captive-breeding programme," said Mohamed Al Bowardi, managing director of EAD.
Air Alsie invested heavily in tooling and spare parts to support the new Falcon line service activity.
Next to the Falcon Souq is a veterinary hospital dedicated to caring for injured and ill falcons, and known as the Souq Waqif Falcon Hospital (SWFH).
The program is staffed by a team of Dassault technicians with an average experience of 10 years on Falcon business jets and specifically trained for Falcon 2000EX EASy, Falcon 900EX as well as Falcon 7X models.
1 -- color) Joe Suffredini releases falcon Squeaker at Bradley Landfill to chase away sea gulls and other pesky birds that frequent the site looking for snacks.
Thirty years ago, the falcon nearly became extinct due to harmful agricultural pesticides like DDT.
Scientists believe the peregrine falcon will soon be removed from the endangered species list.
Ironically, by behaving as marksmen, "leaders" such as Falcon themselves become "marked men"; they are always in the sights of those they have marked, oppressed, colonized, enslaved, and/or murdered.
Since it started 17 years ago, the programme has significantly contributed to curbing the illegal falcon hunting by issuing Falcon Passports, a three-year licence that allows both UAE nationals and residents to move legally acquired falcons frequently across international borders for personal use.
Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries and affiliated companies, Houston-based Falcon Gas Storage Company is one of the largest independently owned developers and operators of high-deliverability, multi-cycle (HDMC) natural gas storage capacity in the United States.
I have a little bit of empathy for the sea gull but I've got to root for the falcon.
Based on its successful deployment of Falcon Fraud Manager to protect its credit card portfolios, the bank decided to expand its commitment to Falcon analytics to protect its debit portfolios, and more recently, to protect its online channel from fraudulent activities such as keystroke logging.