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Morning watch 4-25-14

By Rochester Falcon Watcher MAK

It was 43 (F) 6 (C) and overcast when I stepped out for my watch this morning butas I made my way down 490 I could see the sun coming up over the horizon

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Dot.Ca (DC) had relieved Beauty of incubation duties around 5am so when I arrived downtown I looked for Beauty and found her on the base of Mercury around 6:20am. I parked in the hole and 15 minutes later the Beautyful one took off for the nest box.

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I missed DC exit as Donna let me know he left the nest box-thanks! I spotted him atop the Mercury Money Bag (MMB) -he was just looking around his territory and preened a bit. I parked up on the Broad St. bridge to watch him

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At 7:03am DC spread his wings and flew offย  going past Times Square on the south side and out of view.

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I stayed put and a few minutes later I saw DC fly to the top arm northwest side of the jail tower.ย  After 10 minutes DC stooped to the west and that was the last I saw of him.

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I took a ride around checking the usual spots didn’t find DC so I went and checked the Brighton site. No falcons just Canada Geese on different parts of the roof. I returned to downtown but couldn’t find DC so I ended my watch at 8:15am as I was to start moving into Seneca Towers today. I was happy to have seen both Beauty and DC which sent me on my way smiling! ๐Ÿ™‚

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4 Responses to “Morning watch 4-25-14”

  1. kathy from toronto Says:

    Congrats on your new place MAK, I hope you will be happy there! And you may have your own resident falcons to welcome you too!

  2. Margaret Says:

    And it sounds like a noisy falcon welcomed her when she opened the window! I think it is wonderful that a mystery falcon is waiting to be discovered and Mak has a “birds eye ” view! Pictures soon?

  3. Ginny Says:

    How wonderful that a falcon welcomed you!
    Patrick is HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY you got that place. He likes the photos that he viewed online and I am so happy for you too!

  4. MAK Says:

    Thanks Kathy-I already heard one this afternoon.

    Margaret I put pics on fb a minute ago of my place-tomorrow I’ll take pics of the views I have from communal balconies on east and west side of my floor.

    Ginny, I could hardly contain myself when I stepped away from that window and heard that falcon. I said to my friend Tesa “did you hear that”? and she said “yeah what was that”- I said quite excitedly and loud ” IT WAS A FALCON!!! WOOT!!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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