Thursday, August 27, 2009

~Seattle Peregrines~

We just returned from beautiful Seattle where we visited the Woodland Park Zoo. These two Peregrines were among other birds of prey being shown by the raptor handler who was presenting an educational program for children.

These birds are at the zoo because injuries prevent them from being able to survive in the wild.



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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

~BB & Smoky on MacKay today~

BB was very alert late this afternoon while perched on the tower. We ID'd her bands even though they may not show well in the pix.

After a while, Smoky flew in to a high corner of the tower and once he was there, BB seemed to relax and her head rested lower.





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Saturday, August 8, 2009

~Trying to keep dry~

I think this is BB tucked between the columns high on the tower in the drizzling afternoon rain.

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Monday, August 3, 2009

~BB is back!

Over the weekend while I was in the Rochester area, a fellow falcon watcher from Rochester, Joyce Miller, visited Buffalo and let me know that she and Irina got pix confirming that BB is back! Fantastic news!

The intruder female is gone!

The shots below were taken when we checked the site Monday afternoon and although not great shots, at least do show the leg bands.








Male above is hopefully Smoky

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