Detroit Falcons - 2012

Ten sites produced a record total of 32 young in SE Michigan in 2012. Here is a summary from Chris Becher, MDNR Southeast Peregrine Falcon Nesting Coordinator and Barb Baldinger, MDNR volunteer and photographer. For additional information and updates, please visit our facebook page: Peregrine Falcons Southeast Michigan

Ann Arbor - U of M Medical Center - 4 young, banded and named Bo, Yost, Lloyd and Fritz

Bay City - Karn/Weadock Generating Complex - 3 young, one banded and named Saraphina

Detroit - AT&T Building - 2 young

Detroit - Whittier Apartments - 3 young, banded and named Payne, Moore and Britney

Erie - Consumers Energy / JR Whiting Plant New nest site - 3 young, two banded and named J.R. and Whiting

Flint - U of M-Flint Northbank Center Building - 3 young, banded and named Anasazi, Gabriella and Ruth

Jackson - Jackson County Tower Building - 4 young, banded and named Liberty , Justice, Freedom and Grace

Monroe - DTE Power Plant - 1 young, banded and named Chris

Mt. Clemens - Macomb County Building - 2 young, banded and named Otis and Webber

Port Huron - Blue Water Bridge - 5 young, banded and named Theisen, Mackenzie, Murphy, McMorran and Moore

Pontiac - AT&T Tower - 2 young

Latest Update: November 10, 2012

You can contact Chris and Barb by e-mail at peregrine_notes@yahoo.com.

Below are some photos from Barb Baldinger to accompany the report.

Tim Payne and Mark Hackel with Webber, Mt. Clemens, by Barb Baldinger, 5/25/2012

Tim Payne and Mark Hackel with Webber, Mt. Clemens, by Barb Baldinger, 5/25/2012

Webber and Otis at the Macomb County Building, Mt. Clemens, by Barb Baldinger

Webber and Otis at the Macomb County Building, Mt. Clemens, by Barb Baldinger, 5/25/2012

Chris Becher banding a Peregrine chick at U of M, Ann Arbor, by Barb Baldinger, 5/25/2012

Chris Becher banding a Peregrine chick at U of M, Ann Arbor, by Barb Baldinger, 5/25/2012

Chick close up at Whittier Apartments, Detroit, by Barb Baldinger, 5/30/2012

Chick close up at Whittier Apartments, Detroit, by Barb Baldinger, 5/30/2012

Five chicks as the Blue Water Bridge, Port Huron, by Barb Baldinger, 5/31/2012

Five chicks as the Blue Water Bridge, Port Huron, by Barb Baldinger, 5/31/2012

Tonga watching the banding of 5 chicks at the Blue Water Bridge, Port Huron, by Barb Baldinger, 5/31/2012

Tonga watching the banding of 5 chicks at the Blue Water Bridge, Port Huron, by Barb Baldinger, 5/31/2012

2 young on box in Pontiac, by Barb Baldinger, 6/8/2012

2 young on box in Pontiac, by Barb Baldinger, 6/8/2012

Barb_Baldinger and Anasazi at U of M, Flint, 7/12/2012

Barb Baldinger and Anasazi at U of M, Flint, 7/12/2012

Majesty and 2 chicks at U of M, Flint, by Barb Baldinger, 7/12/2012

Majesty and 2 chicks at U of M, Flint, by Barb Baldinger, 7/12/2012


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If you have any Peregrine sightings, please send them to peregrine_notes@yahoo.com.

Thanks,

Chris and Barb


Paul Messing
Macomb Audubon Web Editor
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