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Lawrence Peregrines: almost a week!

Had a nice opportunity to watch the female in the nest box this morning.  Just before 7AM, she raised herself up a bit and changed positions but remained over the 4 eggs.  Then at 7:07AM, she departed for a few minutes and returned to the box, and then back to incubating the eggs. During incubation, an […]
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Lawrence Peregrines: Egg #4!

Checked on the nest box just after 6AM this morning under fair skies, wind from west at 9MPH, and temp at 31F. The forecast for today calls for mostly cloudy skies, with a high near 47. Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. For tonight, rain and snow likely […]
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Lawrence Peregrines: Egg #3!

Always nice to report yet another egg has been laid this afternoon for the 2019 Lawrence Peregrine family!  In most years for this location, the eggs have consistently been laid roughly 48 hours apart.  Last year, the final egg arrived 72 hours after the third egg……no big deal.  We have seen far more incubation going […]
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Lawrence Peregrines: Egg #2!

The morning started off under mostly cloudy skies, wind from the south at 12MPH and gusts up to 23MPH, and temp at a balmy 57F.  The forecast calls for showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 63. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New […]
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Lawrence Peregrines: first egg!

After many visits in and around the Clock Tower and many looks through the web cam, including earlier today, what a nice surprise to check in this afternoon and find the first egg laid for 2019! Finally after waiting and waiting, the female laid her first egg this today!. Her behavior was very consistent with […]
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2018 Peregrine Migration Study: So. Padre Island

Thanks to Geoff Pampush from The Peregrine Fund located in Boise, Idaho, we had a very enjoyable opportunity to join the 2018 Peregrine Falcon Migration Study survey team on South Padre Island for two days at the end of September. Each fall, as part of a long-term research program on Peregrine Falcons, a survey team […]
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Hello from London!

An email arrived a few weeks ago, from Joel and Shad, with this lovely message from a  group of over 60 Lawrence Peregrines fans at a very successful startup company in London!! Shad and Joel here. We work at a startup in London, UK. We found the webcam for the Peregrines on the tower a […]
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Peregrines: both adults

Made a stop by the Clock Tower just before 10AM, under clear skies, bright sun, winds from the west at 8MPH, and temp at 86F, to look for any peregrine activity.  The adult male was observed on the south side of the New Balance building along Merrimack Street.  Initially, the male was perched along the […]
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4 thoughts on “The Blog

  1. Kate Oliver says:

    Hi, Craig! This site is spectacular! I am working with the 21 st Century program at the Wetherbee School doing a river study of the Merrimack. We took our students on their first barge ride yesterday up river and saw a red tail chasing a great blue heron, many hawks, geese, mallards, and other birds. A rainbow on the way back. I had no idea there were kestrels in the area, nor did I know of the peregrines. My brother ( Craig, also!) has a live video feed of a nest at the top of the Marriott in Boston. I’m wondering if you had time to come share your knowledge with our 3 rd and
    4 th graders at the Wetherbee some day after school? If not, I’ll have them blog you on this site. Btw. I live in a lake in Tyngsboro and witnesses a pair if swans harassing some Canada geese this morning. Can they move! I could go on and on about our wildlife, but that’s for another day. Can’t wait to visit the rookery in NA. Thanks again for your site. Kate Oliver

  2. Jimmy Diaz says:

    I love this site..

  3. betsy says:

    I have added this page to my favorites and will check regularly

  4. Linda Gardner says:

    Such a pleasure talking with you and seeing your incredible photos here! I will save this page to my favorites and check it every day !
    Have a great day….

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