Archive for May, 2013

Beauty & Dot.ca’s Third Eyas Hatched This Evening at 9:50 pm – 5/26/13

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of the newest addition to the Rochester Peregrine Falcons Beauty & Dot.ca’s family. This evening at approximately 9:50 pm, a 3rd eyas hatched in the nest box on top of the Times Square building.

Beauty & Dot.ca's 3rd Eyas Hatched at 9:50 pm on 5/26/13

Beauty & Dot.ca's 3rd Eyas Hatched at 9:50 pm on 5/26/13

Here is a picture captured by the RFalconcam main camera today of Beauty & Dot.ca feeding their young.

Dot.ca and Beauty Feed Their Young Eyases 5/26/13

Dot.ca and Beauty Feed Their Young Eyases 5/26/13

Beauty and Dot.ca’s 2nd Eyas Hatched at 4:04 pm! 5/25/13

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

At 4:04 pm, this afternoon, a 2nd eyas hatched. Two eggs remain. Falcon fans from around the world are watching the Rfalconcam cameras and live streaming video to see what happens next.

Here are some pictures from today.

Beauty with 2nd Eyas at Hatch 4:04 pm on 5/25/13

Beauty with 2nd Eyas at Hatch 4:04 pm on 5/25/13


Beauty with 2nd Eyas at Hatch 4:04 pm on 5/25/13

Beauty with 2nd Eyas at Hatch 4:04 pm on 5/25/13


Beauty Feeds Her Two Eyases 5/25/13

Beauty Feeds Her Two Eyases 5/25/13


Dot.ca Takes a Turn in the Nest Box 5/25/13

Dot.ca Takes a Turn in the Nest Box 5/25/13

As We Wait for Hatch #2!

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Here is a picture captured by our Main Camera this morning of Beauty and her first eyas.

Beauty and her Eyas 5/25/13

Beauty and her Eyas 5/25/13

Be sure to click on the picture twice for a beautiful close-up!

Beauty & Dot.ca’s First Eyas Arrived at 7:55 pm Today – 5/24/13

Friday, May 24th, 2013

The two resident Rochester Falcons, Beauty and Dot.ca, have a new addition to their nest box on top of the Times Square Bldg in Downtown Rochester, NY.

At approximately 7:55 pm, an eyas (a young Peregrine Falcon) hatched, to the delight of the many viewers from around the world watching the RFalconcam live streaming video. Just click on the following link to watch.


http://rfalconcam.com/rfc-main/streamView.php

Beauty has kept her eyas tucked under her to keep it warm, so we have not had a good look yet.

Here are some pictures from just after the eyas hatched.

1st Eyas 5-24-13 - Hatched 755 pm

1st Eyas 5-24-13 - Hatched 755 pm

1st Eyas 5-24-13 - Hatched 755 pm

1st Eyas 5-24-13 - Hatched 755 pm

1st Eyas 5-24-13 - DC Brings Food

1st Eyas 5-24-13 - DC Brings Food

Offspring Update: Ihteram Found Again!

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Good News! Ihteram, daughter of Mariah and Kaver from 2005, has been found again after an absence of five years.

Here is a link to the April 14, 2008 Imprints posted when Ihteram was found nesting at historic St. Joseph Catholic Church in Detroit, Michigan with her mate, an unbanded tiercel (male).

There was very little news posted about Ihteram and her mate, so we lost track of them.

Now, we are very happy to report that five years later, Ihteram has again been positively identified.

Rochester Falcon Watcher Joyce Miller had been corresponding with Barb Baldinger of the Macomb Audubon in Michigan. She is a volunteer who helps monitor the Peregrine Falcon nest sites in Michigan. Barb told Joyce that there was a new nest site in Detroit and the female was banded, *2/R (black/red). Joyce immediately recognized the band numbers as one of our own, Ihteram. She notified Barb with the good news.

Ihteram and her mate have established a new nest site in downtown Detroit (MI) on the roof of a skyscraper. The nest has 4 eggs in a partially protected corner. If all goes well, there will be some new additions to the Rochester falcon family.

Many thanks to Joyce and Barb for sharing this wonderful news! Stay tuned. Hopefully there will be more news to share soon.

Here is a picture of Ihteram that Barb took yesterday (May 20, 2013). She attempted to get a picture of the tiercel, but he took off before she could take it.

Ihteram, by Barb Baldinger 5-20-2013 11-42-44 AM

Photo courtesy of Barb Baldinger, Macomb Audubon

Also, a couple pictures taken, one by Marcia Lyman and one by Louis Capuano of Ihteram after she fledged.

Ihteram Marcia Lyman 7-9-05

Ihteram 2005 Lou Capuano