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Author Topic: *KING* Xcel Energy Allen King Plant Peregrine Falcons, Oak Park Hts MN 2024  (Read 17093 times)

Nora in IA

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Continued....

#1 back...


#2 back...


I love them at this age...  :)


And now for a nap...

Linda M

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Thanks for the banding info and screen shots.  Hardly seems possible they're this big; weren't we just waiting for a hatch?!?

Nora in IA

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It DOES seem like they just hatched, but maybe because the different places seemed more spread out on when they hatched.

Look at those wings!


They're so darned cute...


The one on the left is picking at old bones/leftovers...

Nora in IA

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That is one wet falcon!!

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WHERE will we find band numbers & names?
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Nora in IA

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I'm sure Amy will post them somewhere. 

Considering this is Elizabeth those are huge youngsters!

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One chick is V80 - bcaw has pic
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Nora in IA

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About noon Elizabeth brought in a snow white banded pigeon.  They sure dug in......








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About three hours later she brought in another meal.  No wonder those two are so huge.  They're getting pretty good at ripping off and picking meat off the bones by themselves too.








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Incoming food!


Mikey brought a Red-Winged Blackbird to Elizabeth.  While she was trying to pluck the feathers off the one in particular was getting really grabby and trying to take it.




To be continued....

Nora in IA

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Continued...
It grabbed a leg and tried to take it...


Elizabeth tried to take it away....


It's got the leg again.......

Nora in IA

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The cam went off a little after noon.

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They're sure getting more feathers in  :)
Poop shoot...




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We had quite a tussle and tug-of-war over a leftover leg.  The one finally got it and about that time a meal came in.  It kept trying to swallow the leg and finally took its foot and held it so it could pull it out and then did swallow it.










(Pulling it out by holding it with its foot)

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They're getting good at going in and out of the nestbox onto the platform.  That step Bob Anderson put there way back when Little George got stuck out there and couldn't get back works great.
Food is approaching...






A little tug-of-war with mom.....


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« Last Edit: June 09, 2024, 04:15:52 PM by Nora in IA »