adventures in nature

fledging coastal falcons – pt I

Teaser!!

recently fledged peregrine falcon juvenile / Northern CA coast

recently fledged peregrine falcon juvenile / Northern CA coast

We caught this recently fledged peregrine in flight (an AWKWARD flight, it was – look at those sprawled legs!!) trying to move across the cliff to get some dinner that a parent deposited just far enough away to require some flight practice for the young ones. It’s landings were also still shaky, but it did reach the prize. More to come …

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