Peregrine Falcon 2011 information and webcam
Animal Care and Use Protocol number 08-09 #34
7-8-2011 16:00hrs - 4 Fledglings in the air over EMS. I looked at them through the spotting scope when they were perched on the building and all were young birds. Don't know if they are all ours but it was a very good day after not seeing 4 birds for over a week.
7-8-2011 - 2 Fledglings on the Chemistry towers. One bird is practicing her balancing act.
6-29-2011 - 3 Fledglings on the EMS building today. They have been seen (and heard) following the adults around on flying lessons. The 4th fledgling has not been sighted in the last few days.
6-24-2011 - 3 Fledglings sitting on top of the EMS building.
6-20-2011 - Last chick left the nestbox today around 15:00. 3 chicks and 2 adults were spotted on the EMS building at 19:00.
6-18-2011 - Trying her wings....
6-18-2011 – 3 chicks. 2 of the chicks have left the nestbox, one below the box the other has not been seen. One chick is still in the box in this picture the other is on the perch.
6-14-2011 - 4 chicks watching mom fly.
6-14-2011 - Chicks have lost most of their down feathers.
6-10-2011 - First chick up on the ledge.
6-8-2011 Chicks are becoming much more aggressive for food stealing prey from the adult and trying to feed themselves.
6-6-2011 - Female feeding 4 chicks
6-4-2011 - Hot day with chicks panting.
6-2-2011 - All 4 chicks back in the nestbox.
6-2-2011 - Mom scolding us putting the chicks back in the nestbox.
6-2-2011 - The chicks were banded today, Greg Septon and Tom Schuck applying Project and Federal Fish and Wildlife Service bands to each chick. Chick is covered to keep it calm.
5-29-2011 - growing chick with feathers coming in.
5-29-2011 Chicks fighting over food from female.
5-20-2011 - The chicks are starting to move around the nestbox.
5-19-2011 The after....we will try to clean the camera today if the bird cooperate.
5-19-2011 The just before....
5-18-2011 Four fat happy chicks.
5-18-2011 Female feeding
5-14-2011 - Sleeping off brunch.
5-14-2011 - Brunch
5-13-2011 - Male and Female both feeding chicks.
5-13-2011 - Both the male and female in the box, each with a kill.
5-13-2011 - Female feeding 4 chicks.
5-12-2011 - First warm day for the chicks, they don't need quite as much cover.
5-12-2011 Female feeding 4 chicks.
5-11-2011 - 4 balls of fluff and beaks.
5-11-2011 - Female feeding chicks
5-11-2011 - Male feeding chicks
5-11-2011 - A family shot. Female foreground, Male background.
5-10-2011 - The "egg tooth" (red arrow) is visible on the newly hatched chick.
5-10-2011 - 4th chick working its way out of the shell.
5-10-2011 - Last egg (behind left chick) is in the process of hatching. You can see a hole in the egg and a pipping line around the shell cut by the "egg tooth" of the hatching chick..
5/10/2011 - Male handing off a meal to the female.
5-9-2011 - Female feeding 3 chicks meal.
5-9-2011 - Two more chicks hatched this morning.
5-8-2011 - First chick hatched today.
4-7-2011 - 4th egg arrived late Thursday.
4-7-2011 Female (right) relieving male (left) of incubation duties.
4-5-2011 - Egg number 3.
4-2-2011 - 2nd egg.
4-2-2011 Male brooding egg.
4-1-2011 - Male (lower photo) and female (upper photo) in for egg inspection.
4-1-2011- The first egg laid today around 4:30 AM.
2-1-2011 Female waiting for the storm.
1-29-2011 A pair of birds,IndyFroona and an un-identified male, have been seen doing acrobatics around the EMS building this past week. A quick encounter in the nestbox, not long enough to get information from the male's (right) band.
1-10-2011 A new female has been visiting the nest box since the first of the year. Her name and information are IndyFroona, female, born 2009, in Market Tower, Indianapolis, Marion county, IN.