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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #15 on: June 09, 2022, 07:34:27 AM »

 June 9, 2022
7.30 am  I saw one of the juvies perched on the box
While box perch may not be branching,
it is a step in their development


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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #16 on: June 09, 2022, 01:28:07 PM »

Yep, Shep, a big step!  Looks like any branches are a pretty long way from the nest box.

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2022, 05:26:14 AM »

2 UP
June 9, 2022
2 juvies up on box edge
Yesteday one was close to peeking around the side
These 2 are one male and one female - she is so much larger

8 am  Sparky jumped out to the corner of the outer perch - and eyes the roof!
Mom comes with brekky and he goes inside
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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #18 on: June 12, 2022, 05:29:07 AM »

ROOFING
June 12, 2022
All 3 juvies up on box edge, one is way out on cornerl, flappin up a hurricane!
Yesterday he was flappin on BOTH corners of outer perch
VERY set for roofing

7 am  He LEFT the box entirely for a rail the box sits on - and flaps some more.
You can SEE this rail cam RIGHT, not so much cam left.  He is on LEFT.
Easy access back to box from here - dunno how easy from roof up again

He's DOWN on the roof - intentionally launched
Now I saw him run into cam view - then fly offcam. hahaha
He ran under the box once - just to tease his siblilngs

5 pm  he flew back up to the box

THIS is the exceiting stage, even more than fledging
Someone PLEASE get a pic - I cant anymore with this lapppy

bcaw puts this in MI with other cams
https://www.peregrinefalcon-bcaw.net/viewforum.php?f=351
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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #19 on: June 12, 2022, 05:25:42 PM »

Hey Shep, here are pics of the first fledgling at MSU, leaving early morning and returning to the box at about 4 PM.

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #20 on: June 13, 2022, 04:17:51 AM »

Thanks!  The cam didnt follow him on the roof,
but he appeared once in awhile.
Wonder if he'll go back down today

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2022, 05:04:30 AM »

BOX ROOF
June 13, 2022
Yesterday Sparky fledged to the roof - DOWNstairs
Dawn today he flew UP to the nestbox roof
This guy is the most eager fledgling I've ever seen

6.15 am  I think Sparky flew up on top of cam off nestbox roof
He was on roof cam right

6.30 am Sprite, the 2nd juvie fell thru between box and outer perch, landed on roof.  Looks OK.  She was cam RIGHT on side perch and tried to turn aroud, fell thru.  She is farther down the roof cam right.

#3 is perched watching the show

Later Sparky flew back up to roof of nestbox, then went down and into box

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2022, 10:15:52 AM »

Shep, are the clever names you used for the MSU falcons official ones, or just yours?  I'd like to see one of them called Sparty, for the MSU mascot.  I'll have to check the rewind for the action you described.  Meanwhile, a couple of sunrise pics.

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #23 on: June 13, 2022, 12:13:29 PM »

June 13
6 pm  Sparky flies home to the box and the remaining juvie
Havent seen Sprite again

O good, you got Sparky / Sparty on the box roof   :D
Hope the 2 roofers are together in some shadey spot

I pick names cuz I dont like #1 #2 and #3
names are more fun

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #24 on: June 14, 2022, 03:40:09 AM »

chicks names and their bands:
Stella P33, Farah P31, Gus C83


1 boy
2 girls
So presumably Gus'd be the boy I call Sparky
I'll call the one who hasnt fledged yet - Stella

I like my names better
and I cant see bands so I dont know who is who
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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #25 on: June 14, 2022, 05:49:35 AM »

June 14, 2022
Only Stella in the box overnite.
No sign of Sprite so far
Sparky ( Gus ) is all over the place, up down all around
5.30 am  both Sparky and Stella watching cam left, screaming
Good bet a parent is feeding Sprite offcam

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #26 on: June 14, 2022, 11:20:19 AM »

Shep, one of the fledglings visited the un-fledgling at daybreak.  The "un" is wingercizing like crazy, so won't be long.

My view using YouTube doesn't have sound, so I'm relying on the visuals to tell if they are screaming!  Parents may stop bringing food to the box to encourage fledging, don't you think?

Juvenile peregrines are gorgeous -- so colorful.

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #27 on: June 14, 2022, 12:22:15 PM »

Yes I agree
When I say they are screaming, I see them and just KNOW   8)

Sparky is all over the place
Flies up to visit Stella, goes to boxroof, goes on top of cam - anywhere he pleases
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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #28 on: June 14, 2022, 05:01:43 PM »

Parent(s) still feeding the juvie that is still in the nest box.  Maybe a partially eaten pigeon carcass this afternoon.  Juvie snatched it and ate some. Later a parent bird came back to feed the youngster.

See GSB Forum for sad news about one of the eyasses there.

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Re: Michigan Spartan Stadium 2022 new
« Reply #29 on: June 14, 2022, 05:09:38 PM »

Thanks for getting pics

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