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« Reply #896 on: September 22, 2010, 09:52 »
One adult (Beau by size) and one juvie (one of the girls I think) at the nestsite yesterday around 6pm.  They were just hanging out, not doing much of nothing ...

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« Reply #895 on: September 15, 2010, 11:59 »
Checked the site just before 7:00 this morning.  Walked around the site and saw 5 falcons...
Lucky you, des! :D 8)

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« Reply #894 on: September 15, 2010, 11:02 »
thanks for the update Des.

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« Reply #893 on: September 15, 2010, 10:15 »
Thanks for the report Des.  Glad you saw all five.

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« Reply #892 on: September 15, 2010, 08:29 »
Checked the site just before 7:00 this morning.  Walked around the site and saw 5 falcons
When I completed the walk around, the first falcon  - the sentinel on the right was gone, the others left flying purposefully away over the next 10-15 minutes, so I still think there were all 5 at one time, but the "sentinel" which I saw 1st was simply the first to go.  All had left their spots by 7:25.

I was lucky enough to see some aerobatics there on my way home Saturday.
They were putting on a great show in the wind from about 4:00 to at least 4:30.  Mom was there and at least 2 young ones just circling, holding position , sailing around.  One chasing the other at one point.  Just having a great time using the wind!  And motionless often.
And then at times bring their wings  in a bit  and darting through the wind,then swooping around the building corners above and just below...you get the picture.
So fabulous.
Sorry to have missed the picnic, but happy that the route between the 2 things I had to do on that day took me close enough to check on them.

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« Reply #891 on: September 12, 2010, 10:03 »
Yes, LinderLou & I saw 2 of the birds on the way home from the picnic, around 6:15 PM! :D

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« Reply #890 on: September 12, 2010, 08:09 »
Saw one bird flying around on my way to the picnic and on the way home one was sitting on the north east corner of the building.

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« Reply #889 on: September 12, 2010, 00:41 »
Thanks for report WWW.
good to know all is well

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« Reply #888 on: September 09, 2010, 20:14 »
There was 3 perigins at their old stmping ground.  2 flyong circles high up over traffic, and one sitting on the south east corner of one of their hangouts.

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« Reply #887 on: September 07, 2010, 21:39 »
Thank you so much to WWW,

I have missed SO much this year.   :( 
I'm just so thrilled that this falcon family is so strong and doing so well!   ;D

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« Reply #886 on: September 07, 2010, 17:24 »
Funny you should ask Kinderchick, just got this today from WWW ....
;D 8)

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« Reply #885 on: September 07, 2010, 16:15 »
Funny you should ask Kinderchick, just got this today from WWW ....

Hello Phanatics!!

I've been keeping my eye on the West Nest for the past few weeks, and am happy to report that everything seems to be fine here.  I still see both adults & kiddies; mostly flying around but also sometimes perched on "their" building.  They seem to prefer the ledges as opposed to the nest box area lately.  All in all it appears that they are happily growing and enjoying themselves.

One thing did strike me this morning as I paused to have a look at the site; I could hear geese flying in the air so looked up and sure enough there were two groups / rows of them doing practice flights.  As I scanned the sky looking for more, I spotted a Peregrine on the corner of the building that also appeared to be watching the show put on by the geese.  If I had a camera, I could probably have caught all the birds together in one shot - would have made an interesting pic.

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« Reply #884 on: September 03, 2010, 13:09 »
New month, new thread ...
Any news from the "West Winnipeg Poster"? ???

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« Reply #883 on: September 02, 2010, 18:02 »
New month, new thread ...

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« Reply #882 on: August 29, 2010, 07:47 »
Saw three chicks and a parent at the nest site at dusk tonight.  I don't usually post about the site, but it was great to see definitely three chicks there! 

Glad to hear the family is still around and doing so well  :-*