Raptor Wednesday

Falco peregrinusAn all-Peregrine edition: a Working Harbor tour leaving from Manhattan’s Pier 11 gave me an opportunity to walk by 55 Water Street, where four little falcons continue to get their wings. Falco peregrinusSitting on the cam was one of the scrape’s adults. Falco peregrinusThen, as we waited for the Hamilton Avenue drawbridge to open up and let us into the Gowanus, I noticed some feathers drifting down. This bird was under the highway overpass. It did not seem to be banded.

2 Responses to “Raptor Wednesday”


  1. 1 Teal Eve's June 3, 2015 at 9:24 am

    Very much appreciate last week’s link to the nest. Our household eagerly anticipates each new development.

    • 2 mthew June 3, 2015 at 10:04 am

      They’ll be flying, or, uh, dropping soon… last year all the young were sent to the Wild Bird Fund after hitting the unforgiving nearby sidewalks; they were released back on site soon.


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