Detroit Falcons - 2017

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 2017 season. For additional information and updates, please visit our facebook page: Peregrine Falcons Southeast Michigan


SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN PEREGRINE FALCON SITES - September 2017: Click Here for a printable summary.


Nineteen sites with resident pair in 2017:

Seventeen sites (presumed) to have produced eggs in 2017


Nine sites known to have produced young in 2017: 28 chicks produced

Eight sites with nest failure in 2017

Rescued young (premature fledglings/grounded birds) in 2017: 5

Ann Arbor - U-M North Quad Building: (3 chicks)

Detroit AT&T Building: (4 chicks)

Detroit Fisher Building: (3 chicks)

Detroit Whittier Apartments: (3 chicks)

Detroit Wayne State Old Main Bldg.: (2 chicks)

Flint Durant Building: (4 chicks)

Monroe DTE Power Plant: (2 chicks)

Pontiac AT&T Tower: (3 chicks)

Royal Oak Detroit Zoo: (4 chicks)


Updated: September 18, 2017

Christine Becher

SE Michigan Peregrine Falcon 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.


Nestbox on Detroit Zoo Watertower by Barb Baldinger 2-17-2017

Nestbox on Detroit Zoo Watertower by Barb Baldinger 2-17-2017

Chick 1 Center, Chick 2 on right at Detroit Zoo by Barb Baldinger 5-22-2017

Chick 1 Center, Chick 2 on right at Detroit Zoo by Barb Baldinger 5-22-2017

Bud-Z at AT&T by Barb Baldinger 5-23-2017

Bud-Z at AT&T by Barb Baldinger 5-23-2017

Isabella at WSU by Barb Baldinger 5-23-2017

Isabella at WSU by Barb Baldinger 5-23-2017

Freedom at WSU by Barb Baldinger 5-23-2017

Freedom at WSU by Barb Baldinger 5-23-2017

Screech and 2 of 3 in Pontiac by Barb Baldinger 5-30-2017

Screech and 2 of 3 in Pontiac by Barb Baldinger 5-30-2017

Hathor and Nick on Admin Bldg. by Barb Baldinger 6-1-2017

Hathor and Nick on Admin Bldg. by Barb Baldinger 6-1-2017

Durant Apts. Flint 4 by Barb Baldinger 6-7-2017

Durant Apts. Flint 4 by Barb Baldinger 6-7-2017

Zoo Release Male Black 45 blue C by Barb Baldinger 6-22-2017

Zoo Release Male Black 45 blue C by Barb Baldinger 6-22-2017

Fisher female release black 75 red U by Barb Baldinger 6-22-2017

Fisher female release black 75 red U by Barb Baldinger 6-22-2017

Chris Releasing Eugene black 47 over blue C in Flint by Barb Baldinger 7-17-2017

Chris Releasing Eugene black 47 over blue C in Flint by Barb Baldinger 7-17-2017

Pere Marquette Bridge in Port Huron by Barb Baldinger 7-17-2017

Pere Marquette Bridge in Port Huron by Barb Baldinger 7-17-2017

Female at Pere Marquette bridge in Port Huron by Barb Baldinger 7-17-2017

Female at Pere Marquette bridge in Port Huron by Barb Baldinger 7-17-2017

Thunderbolt, K over 85 at U of M by Barb Baldinger 5-11-2017

Thunderbolt, K over 85 at U of M by Barb Baldinger 5-11-2017

AT&T all six by Barb Baldinger 5-23-2017

AT&T all six by Barb Baldinger 5-23-2017


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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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