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Falcons in Oshkosh

In 2011 a nest box was put up on the campus in Oshkosh and it gained a pair of peregrine falcons. they hatched out two young and below is the photo essay of their story.
This site was live on the internet, check in spring of 2012 for perhaps a repeat of the nesting.


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New nest box on the campus in Oshkosh Wisconsin
New nest box on the campus in Oshkosh Wisconsin
On the top of the building.
On the top of the building.
Male falcon
Male falcon
The young birds gave us their best shot
The young birds gave us their best shot
This perch was used all the time by the parents.
This perch was used all the time by the parents.
Leaving after dropping off another black bird of sorts.
Leaving after dropping off another black bird of sorts.
The female watches for the male to return with more food.
The female watches for the male to return with more food.
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Taking a stroll on the ledge
Taking a stroll on the ledge
Now what do I do and where do I go from here?
Now what do I do and where do I go from here?
10 stories up and nothing but concrete and cars below.
10 stories up and nothing but concrete and cars below.
Male ever watching the area.
Male ever watching the area.
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The female watches the chick.
The female watches the chick.
The robin is not happy with the new life on the building and makes its attitude known to the falcon.
The robin is not happy with the new life on the building and makes its attitude known to the falcon.
It kept divebombing the poor bird time after time.  The chick just kept ducking.
It kept divebombing the poor bird time after time. The chick just kept ducking.
On July 3 this is where we last saw one of the chicks.
On July 3 this is where we last saw one of the chicks.
Millenuim 23 v does not make it.
Millenuim 23 v does not make it.