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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #30 on: March 28, 2023, 04:21:16 PM »

MSU peregrine has laid a third egg!

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #31 on: March 30, 2023, 09:41:09 AM »

3 EGGs
March 30, 2023
She laid egg 3 Mar 28
Thats great - 3 eggs.  I dont recall how many she had in 2022

Egg 1  -  March 24
Egg 2  -  March 26
Egg 3  -  March 28

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #32 on: March 31, 2023, 01:23:50 AM »

In 2022, the peregrines laid 3 eggs. 
All three fledged, all three banded.
See pic from 6-9-22.

Cannot see their numbers.

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #33 on: March 31, 2023, 02:54:25 AM »

THANKS!   :D
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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #34 on: March 31, 2023, 06:57:18 AM »

4 EGGs
March 31, 2023
DAWN  She laid egg 4
Thats great - 4 eggs. 

Egg 1  -  March 24
Egg 2  -  March 26
Egg 3  -  March 28
Egg 4  -  March 30

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #35 on: March 31, 2023, 03:02:34 PM »

Awesome, four eggs for MSU peregrines.

I can't tell which parent is which unless they are right together, then the male is the smaller bird.
Since last year's hatchlings were banded, we know that this year's parents are not any of them.
Most likely the same adult pair as last year. 
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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #36 on: April 01, 2023, 12:59:32 PM »

Early morning at MSU peregrines.

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #37 on: April 05, 2023, 11:31:38 AM »

Situation looks normal at the MSU nest box this morning.  Rain before noon.

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #38 on: April 05, 2023, 12:29:07 PM »

That is a REALLY NICE pic!
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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #39 on: April 14, 2023, 11:24:13 AM »

Thanks, Shep.  I scroll on the rewind until something interesting happens!
About 10:30 this morning, the female came to the nest box for egg duty.  The male slowly got up and left. Also a quick view of the eggs as the female settled in.

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #40 on: April 24, 2023, 03:10:26 PM »

PIP WATCH
April 24, 2023
Eggshells lookin thin ....

Eggs laid March 24 - 30



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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #41 on: April 24, 2023, 05:20:20 PM »

Shep thanks for the heads-up about almost hatching time at MSU.

The geese are hatching today at Decorah's N2B.

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #42 on: April 29, 2023, 12:05:36 PM »

Changeover from female to male at about 11:30 AM.  Male smaller than female.  Eggs look OK.  Must be getting close to hatching time. Incubation is 29 to 32 days according to AllAboutBirds.com.

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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #43 on: April 30, 2023, 09:24:04 AM »

HATCH!
April 30, 2023
I kept checking and saw nothing til .......
9.15 am  Then saw the hatchling!


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Re: 2023 Spartan Stadium, Michigan State U
« Reply #44 on: May 01, 2023, 09:00:34 AM »

3 HATCHLINGS
May 1, 2023

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