Mar 28 2008

3 eggs and Counting

Published by at 11:25 am under Nesting & Courtship,Peregrines

Dorothy (peregrine falcon) at her nest at Univ of Pittsburgh, March 28, 2008Today's photo of Dorothy, the female peregrine falcon at University of Pittsburgh, looks almost exactly like the one I captured on Easter Day.  The difference is that by now she's laid 3 eggs.

There were only 2 eggs in the nest last night; there were 3 this morning.

If Dorothy follows her normal pattern, she'll produce a fourth egg two days from now.

Watch her "live" on the National Aviary's webcam


4 eggs at University of Pittsburgh peregrine nestMarch 30, 2008, 12:31pm:  Dorothy has 4 eggs now.  Thanks to Larry Laude who sent me a "heads up."






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