Sep 14 2017

Where Peregrines Nest in the Wild

Published by at 7:15 am under Nesting & Courtship,Peregrines,Travel

Precipice Trail, Acadia National Park (photo from Wikimedia Commons)

Precipice Trail, Acadia National Park (photo from Wikimedia Commons)

This year, for the first time since 1984, my husband and I aren't at Acadia National Park this month but I think of it every day.  If I was there I'd be stopping by the base of this mountain to scan for peregrines.  It's one of the few wild places where I know they nest.

On Throw Back Thursday here's a description of the peregrines' wild nest sites at Acadia with news from 2010:

Where The Peregrines Nest


(photo of the Precipice Trail at Acadia National Park from Wikimedia Commons; click on the image to see the original)

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3 Responses to “Where Peregrines Nest in the Wild”

  1. Saraon 14 Sep 2017 at 7:07 pm

    Thanks for this timely Throwback Thursday! I’ll be going to Acadia in a few weeks and the Precipice Trail looks amazing. Maybe we’ll even see a falcon.

  2. Jon 16 Sep 2017 at 10:21 am

    Something I’ve been wondering, how far would you have to go to find the nearest good natural Peregrine nesting location?

  3. Kate St. Johnon 16 Sep 2017 at 11:18 am

    J, there are some in the Susquehanna River valley in Lycoming County and in the Delaware Water Gap. I’ve never been to them so I don’t know how to get there.

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