Jun 23 2009

On Edge

Published by at 7:36 am under Peregrines

Juvenile peregrine falcon at University of Pittsburgh (photo by Colette Ross)

A juvenile peregrine falcon prepares to fly from the edge of the Cathedral of Learning, June 2009.

(photo by Colette Ross)

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7 Responses to “On Edge”

  1. Patsyon 23 Jun 2009 at 7:46 am

    What a great picture.

  2. faith Cornellon 23 Jun 2009 at 7:55 am

    Hard to believe this was once a little fuzzy baby in a nest of stones. These are such a wonder & I have so enjoyed all you bring to us. I look at nature with a better eye now. On my deck now I had 3 rose breasted grosbreaks yesterday. Maybe it was just Daddy with 2 fledglings, however, such an enjoyment in our little garden spot in the back of a condo unit. we now have a chipmunk who waits underneath for the occasional sunflower seed that comes his way. Thank you again for all the birds & plants & flowers you show us. If just the whole world would stop for awhile & look around. Faith C.

  3. Kathy McCharenon 23 Jun 2009 at 8:14 am

    Another gorgeous photo!! Thanks again, Kate, to you and all your readers who have submitted such interesting photos and content to your blog this year. I can’t be in Pittsburgh to see the peregrines in person but your blog is definately the next best thing…

  4. Kristenon 23 Jun 2009 at 12:27 pm

    Wow. Thank you so much for sharing!

  5. Jan Christensenon 24 Jun 2009 at 8:54 am

    Kate, have you heard anything more about the Gulf Tower chick they found on the street?

  6. Kate St. Johnon 24 Jun 2009 at 9:00 am

    No news. You all will be the first to know when I hear anything. If I don’t post information about the fledgling it’s merely because the situation hasn’t changed.

  7. Pattyon 24 Jun 2009 at 1:03 pm

    Majestic, even when so young. Beautiful picture.

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