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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #60 on: June 03, 2021, 10:45:21 AM »

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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #61 on: June 04, 2021, 11:38:12 AM »

That one ought to do well in the future!!!  :)
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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #62 on: June 06, 2021, 10:54:14 AM »

June 6, 2021
Wont see them for long!
Lookit him - sleek n ready to fledge!
BOTH Mill Creek Ky fledged - it felt sudden.
Baltimore - Chesapeak about to also

Great thing about Elk River they dont vanish.
We will get to see them play all over that roof

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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #63 on: June 07, 2021, 05:12:27 AM »

ONE WENT OUT
June 7, 2021  dawn
Mom n Dad keep a very close eye on them.
I see one parent standing behind the box, or on top of it.
Easy to see why Brook n Breezy are such great, successful parents!
Breezy didnt lose any young her first brood.  ;)

5.45 am  one ventured way out - nearly out of cam view - and flapped away


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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #64 on: June 07, 2021, 03:44:17 PM »

June 7
Its so adorable how both parents guard these kids.
See Mom back there?
Parents hang there or roof or perch on our left

5 pm they all lined up for a portrait
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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #65 on: June 07, 2021, 06:03:03 PM »

One more parent and we could have had a whole family portrait.  Nice catch!
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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #66 on: June 08, 2021, 06:08:44 AM »

ROOFING!
June 8, 2021  dawn
6 am  one jumped to outer perch, then launched onto the roof
The audience of 3 siblings and a parent observed the flappings
Oboy does he look happy!  hahahaa

Lack of branchs so I guess roofing is the equivalent of branching.  8)


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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #67 on: June 08, 2021, 02:58:11 PM »

June 8, 2021 
3 pm  Male #2 exits and flaps away
You can barely see Male #1 behind him - only see talons
The girls (I presume) still inside

I say males only because they usually fledge first
I've tried to read tags - I cant

2 juvies on the roof!
6.30 pm  The 2nd juvie just jumped over the one on the roof!








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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #68 on: June 09, 2021, 05:20:33 AM »

June 9 Wednesday
All 4 spent the night inside the box
5.15 am  2 hopped down to the roof.
Thats NOT a flight, its just a hop - barely more than sliding off perch onto roof - slight hop
One ran behind the box.  They sure seem happy n free
Did parents leave prey back there - was that their stash?  NOT ANY MORE!
Both kids got a prey

#3 went down on the roof but didnt stay long.  Jumped back up



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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #69 on: June 09, 2021, 04:11:41 PM »

June 9, 2021
Seems one may be on the ground.
Cam just panned the ground area
Absolutely BEAUTIFUL area!
Those trains go by all day long

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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #70 on: June 10, 2021, 01:56:22 AM »

FLEDGE
June 10, 2021
2 am found all for in/on the nestbox together
5.30 am  3 left and were spaced out on both sides of box
7 am One juvie perched up on post!  ;D

I scrolled back - it looks like one fledged June 9
It flew back up to the roof and joined its siblings.

This pic leaves more questions than answers?
Was #4 just behind the box?
Has it fledged - did it fly up from below?

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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #71 on: June 10, 2021, 12:45:41 PM »

Behind the nestbox is a play area
Our Elkettes treat falcons like family!
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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #72 on: June 11, 2021, 02:49:52 AM »

June 11
I didnt take pics June 10, too busy.
I did see the crazy happy bums!
One laid on the edge near cam, one wing hung over the side. :nailbite:
One was perching facing cam left on a perch below roof still on cam
Exploring they are

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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #73 on: June 11, 2021, 05:23:27 AM »

KRAZY KIDZ
June 11, 2021
All 4 at nestbox overnite
5 am  3 exited to roof
The juvies are just nuts this morning.
They are running flying chasing, just being cray
2 flew up on top of box roof
One really likes Brooklyn's perch in back, cam left

5.20 am Oh hey!  The 4th left the box for the outer perch cam left - nearly offcam

11 am  I caught the family - just as Dad took off


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Re: 2021 Great River Energy Falcons
« Reply #74 on: June 13, 2021, 02:25:09 AM »

June 13, 2021
I see 3 juvies perched on the front of the nestbox, parent on guard behind
5 pm  I see all 4 juvies and Mom

Late yesterday cat saw all 4 juvies

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