Thanks so much for sharing this. I may be available as our plans to go to Yellowstone might have to go on hold. Are keep me in mind. I will PM you my phone number on FB.
Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
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> On Apr 15, 2017, at 4:34 PM, Sue Hannon <sbhannon...> wrote:
> The resident pair of peregrine falcons at the downtown Rachel Carson
> Building are incubating 3 eggs and should see hatching begin soon. A fourth
> egg failed and was rejected from the scrape early in the incubation phase.
> Eggs were laid on March 8, 10, 12, and 15. I am not certain the exact date
> full time incubation began. Severe cold weather and several heavy
> snowstorms during the egg-laying process caused the falcons to cover the
> eggs more than they otherwise might have before all eggs were laid; and due
> to my father's death, I was not watching the cam during this period. My
> best guess is that full time incubation began during the snowstorm on March
> 14, so we could expect a first hatch on Monday, April 17. Tune in to the PA
> Falcon Cam at http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/falcon/falcon-cam-popup_v2.html > to watch the action unfold.
> *Save the dates!! *Assuming we have hatching around April 17, we can expect
> chicks to fledge around May 25-June 1. We can always use more volunteers
> for Falcon Watch during fledging. If you are interested in participating
> in this year's Falcon Watch, please let me know, and please keep a few
> dates open during the anticipated fledging period!
> Sue Hannon
> Dauphin County, PA