Kalamazoo falcons

FIFTH THIRD ASKS COMMUNITY TO NAME ENDANGERED PEREGRINE FALCONS

7/7/2015

KALAMAZOO, MICH- July 7, 2015 – Fifth Third Bank announced it is officially collecting name suggestions from the community to name three of Kalamazoo’s banded Peregrine Falcon chicks today.

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, peregrine falcon video cam

Fledgling Falcons at Training Camp

6/16/2015

The young Kalamazoo Peregrine falcons that are at summer flight camp got a visit from the Kalamzoo Gazette.  You can access the story here. 

http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2015/06/fledgling_falcons_...

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, peregrine falcon chicks

Peregrine chicks get banded

5/28/2015

Wednesday morning, May 27, was a big day for the peregrine chicks. They got to meet Michigan Department Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Biologists, Nik Kalejs and Ken Kesson, who placed identification bands on their legs. 

http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2015/05/kalamazoo_peregrin...

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, peregrine falcon video cam

How are you using the Peregrine Falcon Cam in your Classroom?

5/26/2015

We would like to learn how teachers and educators are using the Kalamazoo Peregrine Falcon cam in the classroom.

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, peregrine falcon video cam

Mom and Dad can fly!

5/24/2015

The chicks are at the toddler stage.  The larger chicks, especially, can stand on their legs and take wobbly steps.  They are starting to stretch their wings and there are hints of feathers along the edge of the wing. 

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, peregrine falcon video cam

Four chicks have hatched

5/13/2015

All four eggs have successfully hatched and the chicks (eyases) are keeping Mom and Dad busy.  The first 2 eggs hatched on May 4, 2015, the third egg hatched on May 5, and the last egg hatched on May 7.

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, peregrine falcon chicks, peregrine falcon video cam

The third chick hatches on May 5

5/5/2015

The third chick hatched on May 5.  Kewpee was busy delivering food and standing guard.  

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, peregrine falcon video cam

Two chicks have hatched

5/4/2015

On May 4, 2015, a pip was noticed in one of the eggs in the morning and in a second egg in the afternoon.  Rebecca appeared to stay in the nest box

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, Peregrine falcon, Peregrine video cam

Rebecca and the earthquake

5/2/2015

At 12:23 PM on May 2, 2015, the Kalamazoo area expereinced a 4.2 seismic event which was centered just east of the city of Kalamazoo and lasted less than a minute. 

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, Peregrine falcon, Peregrine video cam

A Busy Week

4/6/2015

There are now 4 eggs in the nest box and the parents are actively incubating eggs. 

Tags: Kalamazoo falcons, Peregrine Eggs, Peregrine video cam