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Author Topic: Wisconsin American Kestrel Cam, RRP & Cornell, Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin  (Read 3404 times)

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April 26, 2021
I caught them together!


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May 1, 2021
I caught em both
They were purring to each other
adorable
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NO CAM
May 5, 2021  I clicked around and found this.
I hope cam gets fixed!
I email Amy and Cornell

Egg Laying
Egg #3: April 12
Egg #4:
Egg #5: April 16

Kestrels begin full incubation after the next to last egg. We believe she laid her 4th egg on April 14, which means hatch could begin on or around May 12 through May 15.
https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/american-kestrels

NEW LINK
Inside cam
https://youtu.be/dQVR3q3jK6A


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May 12, 2021
Either a feather is stuck to her egg -
or its hatching
The eggs are spotted in such a way its IMPOSSIBLE to tell a pip!

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We have a hatch!

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HATCH
May 12, 2021
I am unsure if 1 or 2 - you count - hahaha
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2 hatches!

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3 hatches!

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3 HATCHLINGS
May 12, 2021
1 pm  First feeding - by both parents
It appears male is keeping them warm as she feeds

She is purring to them.
How adorable.
This is exciting!
They are such HYPER birds!!

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#4 just popped out!

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4 hatchlings
May 13  dawn
She fed 3, - #4 couldnt get up
one has a GIANT mouth - gonna call her Maude

4.30 pm  I saw 3 fed
6 pm  I finally saw all 4 beeks up

Kestrel Chick Hatches Moments After First
May 12, 2021  Cornell Wisconsin Kestrels
https://youtu.be/FAx_ETMKLG8

Current LIVE cam
https://youtu.be/dQVR3q3jK6A
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I missed it!!! Was at an appt.  :-\  THANK YOU so much for the updates and pics you guys are AWESOME!!!
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Wisconsin American Kestrel Cam, RRP & Cornell, Prairie Du Chien, WI

I am pretty sure I see 5 of them now... No official confirmation.  4 out of 5 chicks hatched May 12th. Congrats to the family!

A few minutes ago...


Shimmy Shimmy


shift change (yesterday)


Little Wiggle Worms, Mom is getting all back to sleep for now.


cams: RRP https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/american-kestrels/ and Cornell https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/american-kestrels/
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WONDERFUL PICS!   :D
Looks like all 5 hatched!
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May 16
5 cotton balls
I hope they band them
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