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Falcon Watch/Short but Sweet 8-18-17

By Rochester Falcon Watcher MAK

A warm. muggy morning with a temperature of  73 (F) 23 (C)

I only had a short time to check on our falcons this morning and they cooperated as I spotted Beauty on the Frontier Communications tower from the Andrews St. bridge. I quickly drove over to the City Hall parking lot for closer viewing. She was on her northeast cube looking beautyful as ever!

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I started searching the structure for Dot.ca (DC) and after a few minutes I spotted him near the red light below the southeast cube but I didn’t have a good angle on him so I drove down Fitzhugh St. and parked in front of the Sister Cities parking garage. He was gone when I got there but after a few minutes I saw movement inside the structure behind where he had been. They sure are hard to find when they go to the interior of the tower.

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That’s all she wrote- I left after sharing space for about half an hour with our downtown Rochester Peregrine Falcons. Any time spent with them is enough to make this watcher smile! :)

Click on the link below to share your own time with Beauty and DC


8 Responses to “Falcon Watch/Short but Sweet 8-18-17”

  1. Annie in MT Says:

    I am amazed at some of the places you spot them.

  2. MAK Says:

    DC was a tough find today Annie. I wouldn’t have found him if he hadn’t moved. :)

  3. mary Says:

    Wow, MAK, you sure have eagle eyes when you’re finding falcons! Thanks again for all your endeavors.

  4. MAK Says:

    You’re welcome Mary! I’ve had a lot of practice. :)

  5. WLABarb Says:

    You sure have a good eye for your PEFAs, MAK!
    Thanks for your report…and I really enjoyed your video narration.
    Have a good weekend!

  6. MAK Says:

    Ask and you shall receive Barb! I like to keep my peeps happy and smiling!!! :)

  7. tappergal Says:

    Enjoyed your walk past 2 days MAK.In Michigan for my sister and her husbands burial.Staying at nieces in Ludington so trying to turn it into somewhat of a Holiday.Take care now

  8. MAK Says:

    Oh Dianne, can’t be much of a holiday for you with that on your agenda. So sorry for your losses. You take care as well!!! Glad I could provide a little enjoyment to you! :)

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