With scratched and bleeding hands, Glenn Stewart picked up a 25-day-old peregrine falcon on Thursday and attached a small band around its leg.
After Stewart, director of the Predatory Bird Research Group at UC Santa Cruz, attached bands to the baby falcons’ two siblings, he stood up and the little birds fell silent.
The three birds hatched earlier this month outside the 33rd floor of the 34-story Pacific Gas & Electric Building at 77 Beale St.
A reader sent us this BBC video with a literal bird's eye view from the fastest animal on earth: the peregrine falcon. Just to give you a little taste of what the birds who live on the Uptown's roof can do.
It's peregrine falcon chick season, and you know what that means. Time for the MTA to release its annual cute photos and video of the adorably fluffy widdle birds of prey getting banded. The process, as you can hear in the video, is...
Some super-cute news from the MTA: Six peregrine falcon chicks were born last month at the top of the two bridges. The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge welcomes three baby birds of prey while the Throgs Neck Bridge also had...
A female peregrine falcon chick in an eastern Iowa city has received identification bands as part of a raptor monitoring program. The Telegraph Herald (http://bit.ly/2rrsjt2 ) reports that field researcher … Click to Continue »