Feb 21 2014

She’s Back!

Published by at 7:49 am under Peregrines

Dori at the Gulf Tower nest, 21 Feb 2014 (photo from the National Aviary falconcam at the Gulf Tower, Pittsburgh)

Happy news!  The downtown peregrines are so committed to the Gulf Tower site that the female roosted there last night.

The old falconcam still functions so I was able to pull snapshots.  This morning I gave it a look, and behold.  She’s back!

There are some wiring issues before the camera will be reliable but within the week the falconcam partners will restart video streaming and we’ll all be able to watch.  Thanks to the National Aviary, PixController, WildEarth, and Robert Peirce & Associates for making the camera possible.

Stay tuned!

p.s.  Yes, we know the camera cover is a bit dirty but we can’t go outside to clean it without disturbing the peregrines and possibly scaring them away from the Gulf Tower.  We’ll clean it on Banding Day.  🙂


(photo from the National Aviary falconcam at Gulf Tower, Pittsburgh)

7 responses so far

7 Responses to “She’s Back!”

  1. Donnaon 21 Feb 2014 at 8:00 am


  2. Kayon 21 Feb 2014 at 9:08 am

    Oh Happy Day!!

  3. Jennieon 21 Feb 2014 at 10:33 am

    Wonderful news, Kate! The image is fine – better than not seeing them at all.

  4. Kathy Bramanon 21 Feb 2014 at 1:36 pm


  5. Allyon 22 Feb 2014 at 10:30 am

    Yay! Hopefully more cute babies to watch. Dorothy should be laying her eggs soon too, right?

  6. Kate St. Johnon 22 Feb 2014 at 10:37 am

    Watch for eggs in mid to late March, Ally

  7. SHELLEY DZURA-WHITEon 24 Feb 2014 at 6:18 am

    So happy to see Dorothy back! Simply Amazing, keep up the great reporting, Love reading it all!

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