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U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« on: January 11, 2017, 12:43 »
Happy New Year
 This will be a great season when winter decides to go away.
Happy and will wait for a safe return of all the falcons.

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U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2017, 14:04 »
Ok, Radisson we are waiting for you. Just bring a winter coat and boots up to your beak. And ask Bev for a heater just in case winter wants to stay here.

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U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2017, 19:46 »
I cannot believe that I did nto make it back here to post some videos of our great juveniles.

it was a stressful time for my family and i hope to be more on top for you thi s year

HI Soaring west ;D

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U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2017, 19:57 »
i will post a few late slideshows and videos of our kids form last year. It will get you in the mood
it certainly brought tears to my eyes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvvsESib8ns

one always manages to steal my heart and when I found my precious on a stump after her first flight my heart almost stopped

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvvsESib8ns

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-W70OVInZ8w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooFDSeLhnfg


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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2017, 13:33 »

Thank you for your recent updates and videos, Bev.

I wish you and Soaring West another great year of peregrine watching in Alberta and I hope that Chase and Radisson will return again!


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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2017, 14:45 »
jean texted us that a falcon was back at U of A  and we are pretty sure it is Radisson. we will be trying to scope her over next few days. It is early fo r her but I thought someone may turn up this weekend

here are Jeans photos and when we see the one of raven, cowering in corner after being chased, no doubt in mind it is RAdisson I have to put in jeans comments. I knwo she will not mind

first saw it on top of CS, and it very considerately did a graceful loop and landed on the camera, confirming that it was, indeed, a peregrine.  I went across to the parkade but, as you know, the weather is very grey and gloomy, and I'm horribly out of practice when it comes to tracking a flying peregrine.  The neighbourhood raven arrived and expressed its dismay and suddenly it was cowering in the corner of the parkade, about 10 m away from me, and the peregrine was doing spectacular low-level flying in front of my face.  Did I capture anything? - not a thing, but it was brilliant!!

 

radisson

 

                                                                                  unlucky magpie feet away form Jean

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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2017, 21:51 »
so we have RAdisson and Chase back

and we have 4 eggs . hatch expected JUne2 -4th

they used the box this year but we were wondering as they spent a lot of time at spot form last year. It may have helped that a goose is in one of the boxes



best picture I could get showing all 4 clearly was when chase came in


radisson on her way out



radisson counting the eggs ( not really but a good line :egg19:


radisson chilling on eggs




chase (  little dosey doe )



do we think he is glad to leave :egg6:

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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2017, 15:48 »
This is the week that we will go into hatch mode for Radisson. As per Bev it is later on this week.
We have a rainbow of eggs.

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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2017, 12:35 »
Banding should take place on Friday June 29th at U of A

Radisson's Green Girl who has nested at Weber has 3 girls and 1 boy at banding yesterday.
And Bell Tower has 2 girls and the male maybe Radisson's chick from 3 years ago.
Bev will give more details when she has a moment .

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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2017, 16:00 »
Sorry to hear of the chicks and their illness.   :'(  I assume the nesting site will need a good clean out with bleach or something even stronger in the future to prevent spread to next year's generation.

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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2017, 23:28 »
I'm posting information about this site initially post by Newchick on another board

And here's the latest specs from AB site.

http://www.ab-conservation.com/wildlife-cameras/peregrine/u-of-a-peregrine-camera/

 But sad news for the U of A nest.  :'(

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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2017, 06:00 »
 :'( :'( :'(

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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2017, 10:54 »
:'( :'( :'(

Yes but, they are now with someone experienced with taking care of young birds of prey and they have a release site just ready and waiting for them where they have had good success in the past.  So yes it is a setback but the chicks may rally and survive to fledge, the nestbox can be cleaned out and made safe for next year's nest and Radisson and Chase get to spend the next few months taking it a bit easy and replenishing their resources so they will be top shape to head south and hopefully be back and raring to go next spring.

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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2017, 12:32 »
I'm posting information about this site initially post by Newchick on another board

And here's the latest specs from AB site.

http://www.ab-conservation.com/wildlife-cameras/peregrine/u-of-a-peregrine-camera/

 But sad news for the U of A nest.  :'(

Thanks, Tracey.  Sorry for making you do a bit of copy/paste and move around.

From TPC - No worries Newchick, all is good!
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Re: U of Alberta - 2017 / Chase & Radisson
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2017, 12:57 »
So sad to see one of the parents looking into the nest wondering where the kids are.  I hope they can be treated and released successfully.