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Robert Berry

   Biography

Academic Credentials:
The Haverford School, 1954
Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Science (1959)
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, MBA (1963)

Business Experience:
The Stuyvesant Insurance Company, Underwriter (1960-61)
United States Liability Group of Insurance Companies: Retired President, CEO and Chairman of the Board (1962-2000)
Owner/operator of Wolf Creek Ranch, Wolf, WY (2000–present)

Professional Organizations:
The Peregrine Fund, Founding Board Member (1970–present)
Founding President, North American Raptor Breeder’s Association (1984-2012)
Wolf Creek Charitable Foundation, Trustee (1994-present)
The Nature Conservancy, Wyoming Chapter, Board Member (1994–2006)
The Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Board Member (2007–present)
Midwest Peregrine Society: Board Member (2008–present)
The Peregrine Fund: Propagation Specialist and Director, Orange-breasted Falcon Program (2003-present)

Awards:
From El Presidente de la Republica de Panama: Gran Maestre del la Orden Manuel Amador Guerrero confiere la Condecoración desde la Orden de Manuel Amador Guerrero en el de Comendador, October 6, 2005

The Peregrine Fund
1122 Soldier Creek Road  
Wolf,  WY  82844  United States
Email: rberry@wyoming.com


   Research Interests

Conservation and captive breeding of the Orange-breasted Falcon.

Species of Interest: 
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Orange-breasted Falcon
  • Gyrfalcon
  • Peregrine Falcon


   Publications

Berry, R.B. 2011. Conserving the Orange-breasted Falcon: research suggests that species rescue may be necessary to save a rare icon of the Central American rainforest. University of Minnesota Raptor Release Spring/Summer 2011.

Berry, R.B., C.W. Benkman, A. Muela, Y. Seminario, and M. Curti. 2010. Isolation and decline of a population of the Orange-breasted Falcon. Condor 112:479-489.       pdf

Berry, R., C. Wood, and B. Sullivan. 2009. Orange-breasted Falcon (Falco deiroleucus). Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY. http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=36232

Berry, R.B. 2006. Orange-breasted Falcon captive propagation succeeds -- at last. The Peregrine Fund Newsletter 37:11-13.

Berry, R.B. 2003. History and extinction of the Appalachian peregrine. Pp. 35-55 in T.J. Cade and W. Burnham (eds.), Return of the peregrine: a North American saga of tenacity and teamwork. The Peregrine Fund, Boise, ID.

Berry, B. 2000. Tracking an eagle. The Peregrine Fund Newsletter 31:10.

Berry,R.B. 1999. The Gyrfalcon in North American falconry. Pp. 135-154, 155-170, and 181-184 in E. Ford, Gyrfalcon. John Murray Publishers, London. (Also was the principal photographer for this volume).

Berry, R.B., and F.P. Ward. 1975. Autumn migrations of Peregrine Falcons on Assateague Island, 1970-1972. Pp. 57-60 in J.R. Murphy, C.M. White, and B.E. Harrell (eds.), Population status of raptors: proceedings of the Conference on Raptor Conservation Techniques (pt. 6), 22-24 March 1973, Fort Collins, CO. Raptor Research Foundation, Vermillion, SD.

Grier, J.W., R.B. Berry, and S.A. Temple. 1973. Artificial insemination with imprinted raptors. North American Falconers Association 11:45-55.

Ward, F.P., and R.B. Berry. 1973. Report on Peregrine Falcon migration, Assateague Island, 1973. Unpublished report. 3 pp.

Berry, R.B. 1972. Special conference on captivity breeding of raptors--a report. Part F. Artificial insemination. Raptor Research 6:F89-F110.

Berry, R.B. 1972. Reproduction by artificial insemination in captive American Goshawks. Journal of Wildlife Management 36:1283-1288.

Grier, J.W., R.B. Berry, and S.A. Temple. 1972. Artificial insemination with imprinted raptors. North American Falconry Associatoin Journal 11:45-55.

Ward, F.P., and R.B. Berry. 1972. Autumn migrations of Peregrine Falcons on Assateague Island, 1970-71. Journal of Wildlife Management 36:484-492.

Ward, F.P., and R.B. Berry. 1972. Report of autumn migration of Peregrine Falcon migration, Assateague Island, 1972. Unpublished report. 3 pp.

Berry, R.B. 1971. B.P.I.E. No. 18. Peregrine Falcon. Raptor Research News 5:15-16.

Berry, R.B. 1971. Falconry and management of birds of prey. Hawk Chalk 10:33-43.

Berry, R.B. 1971. Peregrine Falcon population survey, Assateague Island, Maryland, Fall 1969. Raptor Research News 5:31-43.

Ward, F.P., and R.B. Berry. 1971. Report of autumn migration of Peregrine Falcons at Assateague Island, 1971. Unpublished report by Chemical Systems Laboratory. Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD. 8 pp.

Berry, R.B. 1970. Captive breeding behavior, American Goshawk--Part 2. Raptor Research News 4:18-31.

Berry, R.B. 1968. Captive breeding behavior, American Goshawk--Part I. Raptor Research News 2:58-72.

Berry, R. 1964. He hunts with the wild falcon. Saturday EVeing Post 237:(24).



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