SW and Boomer proudly announce the hatching of their first 2 eggs in 2011. Falcon fans watched and waited throughout Earth Day, April 22, until the next morning and were very surprised to see TWO chicks had hatched. It may be that SW did not begin incubation until the second egg was laid, which…Continue
Added by Deborah Mathies on April 23, 2011 at 1:48pm — No Comments
Earth Day is on April 22nd . For the past few years, SW and her mate have helped us celebrate Earth Week with newly hatched chicks. This year the fourth egg was laid on March 23rd, and incubation usually lasts 33 to 35 days from the date the last egg, or the second last, was laid. When do you think the first egg will hatch?
Right now you can look for signs that point towards hatching. In the last few days before the hatch, the female often does…Continue
Added by Deborah Mathies on April 19, 2011 at 5:55am — No Comments
Welcome to the 2011 "Falcon Watch" about the peregrine falcon - fastest creature on earth! We will study and watch one peregrine falcon family during nesting season, approximately late February into June. There has been a nestbox on the 12th floor of "Tower City" in Cleveland, Ohio since 1991.
SW is the resident mother falcon…… …
Added by Deborah Mathies on March 1, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments