Peregrine Falcon 2013 information and webcam
Animal Care and Use Protocol number 11-12 #29
6-17-2013 - Two of the chicks have left the nest box. The female is shown feeding the remaining two.
6-17-2013 - First chick on the nest box perch.
6-9-2013 - First chick on the ledge.
6-8-2013 - Chicks watching the camera.
6-8-2013 - Chick closeup.
6-8-2013 - Stretching those wings.
6-7-2013 - New feathers.
6-4-2013 - Chick with new bands.
6-3-2013 - Chicks returned to the nest box with mom watching.
6-3-2013 - Chick receiving identification bands and having a blood draw for DNA work.
6-3-2013 - The female was watching and scolding us when the chicks were removed from the nest box..
6-3-2013 - The chicks received their identification bands on Monday. Above are several photos of the birds and the procedure. There are 3 male and one female chicks this year.
6-2-2013 - Chicks being feed.
6-1-2013 - Chick close ups.
5-28-2013 - Chicks are starting to walk and flex their wings.
5-28-2013 - Chicks are starting to grow some vaned remiges and rectrices feathers.
5-27-2013 - Female with a late night, 20:24, snack for the chicks.
5-26-2013 - The male (Hoffman 54/M B/G) was seen feeding the chicks several times today.
5-25-2013 - 4 chicks being feed.
5-24-2013 - The kids are hungry!
5-21-2013 - Chick are not so cute anymore.
5-20-2013 - Female keeping a close watch on the camera.
5-20-2013 - 4 chicks.
5-17-2013 - Female feeding 4 chicks.
5-15-2013 - Ball of feed and sleeping chicks.
5-15-2013 - The 4th egg has hatched!
5-14-2013 - One of 2010 chicks, Curtis(M)(b/r 57/D), has been spotted with a mate, Rahn (F), at the Wacker site in Chicago with 5 eggs.
5-13-2013 - Female feeding three chicks, 4th egg to the left.
5-13-2013 - Three chicks have hatched. The egg tooth, used to break through the egg during hatching, can still be seen on one chick.
5-12-2013 - Second chick.
5-12-2013 - Second egg can be seen hatching at 3:00PM.
5-12-2013 - First feeding 9:26 AM.
5-12-2013 - First chick hatched this morning (Mother's Day) about 7:20AM.
5-11-2013 - Male incubating while the female waits her turn. Hatching should begin any day now.
5-4-2013 - Male with 4 eggs.
4-20-2013 - Female with 4 eggs.
4-19-2013 - Male sitting on the eggs while the female watches.
4-12-2013 - 4th egg was laid ~7:50PM Thursday, 4-11-13.
4-9-2013 - Rain soaked male sitting on 3 eggs.
4-9-2013 - 3rd egg laid 12:15PM 4-9-2013.
4-8-2013 - Male sitting on 2 eggs.
4-7-2013 - 2nd egg laid this morning 7:07AM.
4-5-2013 - Male in the nest box for a look at the egg.
4-5-2013 - Female incubating egg.
4-5-2013 - Female with egg.
4-5-2013 - The first egg was laid this morning around 2:00AM.
4-4-2013 - The size of the scrape (nest) can easily be seen here outlined in red.
4-3-2013 - The female spent quite a bit of time in the nest box today, some of it sleeping.
3-30-2013 - Female working on scrape (nest).
3-25-2013 - Male, Hoffman making scrape (nest).
3-21-2013 - Male and female in nest box.
3-04-2013 - First record of unbanded female in nest box.
2-21-2013 - Indy Froona, female, born 2009, in Market Tower, Indianapolis, Marion county, IN. was seen at the UWM site as late as 2-21-2013.
1-24-2013 - Hoffman also spent much of the winter at the UWM site.
12-26-2012 - Indy Froona, female, born 2009, in Market Tower, Indianapolis, Marion county, IN. spent most of the winter in the nest box again this year. There did not seem to be the territorial fight this year that evicted Indy Froona from the UWM site in a previous year.