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Morning Fledge Watch 7-31-15

By Rochester Falcon Watcher MAK

The humidity is gone and with a temperature of 67 (F) 19 (C) it was a pleasant morning with blue skies and sunshine. The Blue moon was looming large in the western sky before I left for my watch

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When I checked the north end of Seneca Towers I caught a quick glimpse of a bird flying over the roof out of view-I believe it was Seth. I went down to check the south end and found Billie on the top window ledge right in the middle with her back to me. She did some leg stretches for me and pooped then she turned sideways.

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Billie didn’t do too much after that and so I left for downtown. I had trouble finding a falcon this morning until I spotted Dot.ca (DC) on the east side top railing of the Powers building from the Andrews St. bridge.

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I went down to the end of Aqueduct St. by Main St. for a closer look and as I tweeted out my findings DC left.

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I had a look around downtown again then off to the Pont de Rennes pedestrian bridge at High Falls. No falcons there but there was a Great Blue Heron  preening and some ducks swimming along on the north side of the bridge.

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So I left there for downtown at 7:15am and spotted DC on the top arm of the Frontier Communications tower as I was driving down State St. I first pulled over on Fitzhugh St. in front of the Sister Cities parking garage. DC gave an over the shoulder look.

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Since his back was to me I drove down to the end of Fitzhugh St. to the City Hall parking lot where I could see the front of him.

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I stayed with DC for an hour as he did a little preening and stretching.

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I had stuff to do so I called it a watch at 8:15am after seeing one falcon at Seneca Towers and one downtown. Slim pickin’s today but enough to muster a smile! :)

Click on the links below to see a couple videos from today’s watch

http://youtu.be/DrdHMnG6iSg

http://youtu.be/z6AXUUe7oLw

4 Responses to “Morning Fledge Watch 7-31-15”

  1. June Kogut Says:

    Watching with you! Late making breakfast..gotta hurry! Just time for a morning smile with you! Thanks, MAK …;-) June

  2. MAK Says:

    Glad you’re watching with me June! Always enjoy your comments!!! :)

  3. Tapper Gal Says:

    Beautiful as usual.Thanks for sharing.

  4. MAK Says:

    It’s all about sharing Diane and I’m happy to do it! :)


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