Thursday, 7 May 2015

#FalconWATCH Begins


The Peregrine falcons of the Cathedral Falcons and Great Spirit Bluff nest cams, both have eggs and hatches are imminent!

The pair at Great Spirit Bluff have a clutch of 4 eggs, one noticeably paler in colour than the rest, and the female falcon, Michelle is currently at the nest. The Cathedral Falcons pair, Dorothy and E2 are prolific parents, with Dorothy having fledged 22 chicks in 7 years with her first mate Erie, and 19 chicks with E2 since 2008. They too have 4 eggs in their nest this breeding season.


Be sure to follow what these raptors get up to as they prepare to welcome their newborns, by watching the cams via WildEarth.tv, and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #FalconWATCH.


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