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Baby falcons born atop SF’s PG&E building ready for city living

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.
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