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04-25-2017 The first chick

4/25/2017

Yesterday morning we spotted the first pip in an egg – a small hole that the chick created with its beak.  That egg hatched today

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04-18-2017 Defending the nest

4/19/2017

Yesterday morning our resident peregrines were excited by the presence of a third peregrine falcon.

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04-10-2017 Parapet camera is down

4/10/2017

The Parapet camera has a loose connection and is not transmitting live feed right now.

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03-26-2017 Four eggs!

Peregrine falcon eggs
3/31/2017

Rebecca laid the fourth egg just before midnight on 3/25.

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03-21-2017 Two eggs!

3/22/2017

Rebecca laid the second egg early in the morning on Tuesday, 3/21/2017

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03-19-2017 The first egg has arrived

3/19/2017

Rebecca laid the first egg early in the morning on Sunday, 3/19/2017

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Kalamazoo Peregrine Update- Late February 2017

3/1/2017

Rebecca and Kewpee are now visiting the nest box multiple times a day and both have been scraping the gravel in the bottom of the box to create a shallow depression where, hopefully, eggs will be laid in late March.

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Kalamazoo Falcons Listed Among TIME Magazine’s 240 Reasons to Celebrate America

Time
7/14/2016

One of Kalamazoo’s  first successfully hatched peregrine falcons, Promise, was mentioned in the July 18, 2016 issue of TIME magazine, which detailed his relation to the Kalamazoo Promise. The article, covering “240 Reasons to Celebrate America Right Now,” listed Kalamazoo at number 145 as, “the city where high school grads go to college for free.”

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07-04-2016 Kalamazoo Peregrine falcon update

7/4/2016

The young Kalamazoo Peregrines continue their training in downtown.  As they are roaming more, they are more difficult to see predictably especially midday. 

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06-24-2016 Checker Returns Home

6/25/2016

Checker (22/C Black/blue) returned home this afternoon after spending about 10 days at the Braveheart Raptor Rehabilitation Center

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