Detroit Falcons - 2016

Below is a summary from Chris Becher, MDNR Southeast Peregrine Falcon Nesting Coordinator and Barb Baldinger, MDNR volunteer and photographer of Peregrine Falcon Nesting Status for the 2016 season. For additional information and updates, please visit our facebook page: Peregrine Falcons Southeast Michigan


SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN PEREGRINE FALCON NEST SITES - 2016 Nesting Summary: Click Here for a printable summary.


TOTAL CHICKS HATCHED: 24

ELEVEN (11) OF THE NESTS SUCCESSFULLY HATCHED CHICKS AND TWENTY TWO (22) CHICKS FLEDGED

ONE (1) DIED FROM BUILDING COLLISION

SIX (6) SPENT SOME TIME IN REHAB WITH DAVE HOGAN: FOUR (4) RELEASED BACK TO NEST SITES, ONE (1) STILL RECOVERING FROM A BROKEN WING, ONE (1) WAS WEAK AND DIED IN REHAB


NOTATIONS:

Ann Arbor U-M Medical Center: (4 chicks)

Detroit AT&T Building: (2 chicks)

Detroit Fisher Building: (1 chick)

Detroit Wayne State University: (3 chicks)

Detroit Whittier Apartments: (4 chicks)

Flint U-M Northbank Center Building / Mott Foundation Building/Durant Bldg.: (4 chicks)

Mt. Clemens Macomb County Building: (1 chick)

Pontiac AT&T Tower: (2 chicks)

Port Huron Blue Water Bridge: (1 chick)

Southfield Northland Park Towers: (1 chick)

Warren Campbell Ewald Building: (1 chick)


Update: October 18, 2016

Compiled by: Christine Becher

SE Michigan Peregrine Falcon Nesting Coordinator

Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Division


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.


Morrison from the Fisher Building by Barb Baldinger 6-9-2016

Morrison from the Fisher Building by Barb Baldinger 6-9-2016

Promise, Male at Whittier Apartments by Barb Baldinger 7-1-2016

Promise, Male at Whittier Apartments by Barb Baldinger 7-1-2016

Fryer being released from rehab at UM Flint by Barb Baldinger 6-23-2016

Fryer being released from rehab at UM Flint by Barb Baldinger 6-23-2016

Isabella at Old Main, WSU by Barb Baldinger 6-17-2016

Isabella at Old Main, WSU by Barb Baldinger 6-17-2016

Terry McFadden measuring Grace at the Macomb County Building by Barb Baldinger 6-10-2016

Terry McFadden measuring Grace at the Macomb County Building by Barb Baldinger 6-10-2016

Holly Vaughn Joswick and Caddie at GM Building by Barb Baldinger 6-9-2016

Holly Vaughn Joswick and Caddie at GM Building by Barb Baldinger 6-9-2016

UM Ann Arbor chicks, two of four by Barb Baldinger 5-19-2016

UM Ann Arbor chicks, two of four by Barb Baldinger 5-19-2016


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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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