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Offline msdolittle

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Re: News 2011 - Popular CBC 'Falcon Cam' goes live
« Reply #30 on: May 10, 2011, 20:57 »
What a great picture on the Cam .... very nice, and thanks

Offline The Peregrine Chick

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Re: News 2011 - Popular CBC 'Falcon Cam' goes live
« Reply #31 on: May 10, 2011, 22:22 »
Today's CBC Manitoba News at Six

http://www.cbc.ca/video/#/News/Canada/Manitoba/1304130959/ID=1918221403
(don't know how long the link stays live but it looks like for a few days)

Story runs from 10:07 to 12:22.
Note that they do replay video from the 2008 TLC rescue attempt.

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Re: News 2011 - Popular CBC 'Falcon Cam' goes live
« Reply #32 on: May 10, 2011, 22:43 »
Very interesting news report.  :)

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Re: News 2011 - Popular CBC 'Falcon Cam' goes live
« Reply #33 on: May 11, 2011, 22:55 »
Missed it, if anyone finds a link perhaps you could post it as it would be nice to see  :)
Dennis, if you can't find it on CBC, ask your oldest grand-daughter - bet she can! lol

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Re: News 2011 - Popular CBC 'Falcon Cam' goes live
« Reply #34 on: May 12, 2011, 19:55 »
Just back from a brief holiday, and found the link is still active. Thanks, TPC. 

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News 2011 - Falcons have four new mouths to feed
« Reply #35 on: May 26, 2011, 17:55 »
Falcons have four new mouths to feed
26 May 2011 / Winnipeg Free Press

The city's most popular peregrine falcons have four new mouths to feed.  Princess and Ivy, who live in a wooden nest box on the roof of the Radisson hotel, saw the last of their eggs hatch early Thursday morning. All the babies are doing well, says Tracy Maconachie, coordinator of Manitoba’s Peregrine Falcon Recovery Project.

"Everyone seems fine," says Maconachie. "They’re feeding."

There’s a live-streaming "falcon cam"  that captures every peep coming from the nest. Two years ago, there were over one million pages loads in a single month.

Maconachie says people become addicted to watching the birds' development.

"People get caught up. The birds have personalities. The chicks develop very, very fast. Every day there’s something going on."

Maconachie is posting videos so falcon fans can see what feedings are like.

There is another pair of breeding falcons in Brandon. Their eggs are expected to hatch in early June.



WFP article: Falcons have four new mouths to feed (link inactive)

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Re: News: Radisson Peregrines
« Reply #36 on: June 20, 2020, 15:55 »
From the Midwest Peregrine Society FB Site (https://www.facebook.com/Midwest-Peregrine-Society-354352871260525/):

Celebrating 33 years of Success

On this date, the Midwestern US celebrated their FIRST successful hatch of a wild peregrine falcon, who would survive long enough to fledge. Not only did "Maud" survive long enough to fledge, but she survived and was a successful breeding female in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Maud hatched and fledged from the Multifoods Tower in downtown Minneapolis. Her parents were both hacked birds (mother was MF-1, who was released at Multifoods Tower in 1986 and dad was Billy Ray, who was released at Weaver Dunes near the Mississippi River in 1983). She was the only egg to hatch from the clutch produced in the wild, so she had two siblings added to her nest box for companionship.

Maud, we salute you!

« Last Edit: June 20, 2020, 15:58 by carly »

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Re: News: Radisson Peregrines
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Re: News: Radisson Peregrines
« Reply #38 on: June 21, 2020, 03:55 »
Thanks Carly for sharing this with us!  ;D :-*