Peregrine Falcon Slechtvalk on Beleef de Lente

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Peregrine Falcon Slechtvalk on Beleef de Lente

Post by Bleggi » March 11th, 2012, 2:35 pm

http://www.beleefdelente.nl/vogel/slechtvalk

Here we can watch the Slechtvalk - Peregrine day and night.
Thank you, Jo, for giving us this side for watching and talking about this birds and also to show pictures of them.
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Post by Bleggi » March 12th, 2012, 12:53 am

This are pictures from yesterday. I met the falcons in the morningtime and it was great to watch them while greeting - talking together before one of them left again.
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Post by Bleggi » March 12th, 2012, 12:59 am

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Post by Bleggi » March 12th, 2012, 2:02 am

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Post by Bosuil » March 16th, 2012, 2:39 am

First egg here as well:

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Post by Bleggi » March 16th, 2012, 11:53 pm

15.03.2012 20:13 eyes open
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Post by Bleggi » March 20th, 2012, 12:49 pm

No news about more eggs etc. Both of the falcons where here just now and one of them is still here. Perhaps today/tonight we will see a new egg? Lets cross our fingers for the birds having luck.
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Post by Kitty KCMO » March 21st, 2012, 11:53 pm

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Mother peregrine falcon sleeps as the city lays lighted in the night beyond. One egg has been laid.
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Post by Bleggi » March 27th, 2012, 12:39 pm

I read yesterday that Peregrine Falcons have 3-4 eggs in the last thirds of march - then 29 days of hatching.
This egg that is laid is from 16th of March and today we have the 27th - no more eggs in the meantime. I dont know how it will continue (nobody will know it, of course) - I have never followed falcons life before. Will see what is happening. I keep my fingers crossed for the birds :hi:

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Post by macdoum » March 28th, 2012, 12:19 am

Bleggi wrote:I read yesterday that Peregrine Falcons have 3-4 eggs in the last thirds of march - then 29 days of hatching.
This egg that is laid is from 16th of March and today we have the 27th - no more eggs in the meantime. I dont know how it will continue (nobody will know it, of course) - I have never followed falcons life before. Will see what is happening. I keep my fingers crossed for the birds :hi:
It seems the female is inexperienced and as only one egg laid,I wonder if the nesting will go ahead. :puzzled:
Most falcon nests in Europe have several eggs already.
There are lots of video clips posted there next to the cam but I don't understand whats going on.
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Post by Bleggi » April 1st, 2012, 12:29 pm

31.03.2012
In the morning it seems to be hopeless to get more eggs
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whats going on - am I seeing right?
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:loveshower: 2 eggs
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01.04.2012 10:30 breeding?
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Post by Bleggi » April 2nd, 2012, 7:57 pm

picture of 18:45 3 eggs :loveshower:
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Post by macdoum » April 3rd, 2012, 1:15 am

Good Bleggi,now the nesting is going better.
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Post by Bleggi » April 15th, 2012, 12:59 am

The falcon is sitting on the eggs - the adults change for breeding. I hope there will come at least two babies out of the three eggs. The first egg was laying very long before the next one came.
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Post by macdoum » April 16th, 2012, 2:55 am

BLeggi,

Expert people I know say that the falcon will start incubation when the last egg is laid.

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Post by Bleggi » April 16th, 2012, 10:58 am

macdoum wrote:BLeggi,
Expert people I know say that the falcon will start incubation when the last egg is laid.
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macdoum - I only asked myself if the first laid egg is still okay when the distance of the laid eggs is so long. We will see.... it was only a down written question of myself
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Post by leonia » April 19th, 2012, 7:38 am

Does anyone understand what happened there during the last days (and nights)? Have they already started incubating and than they leave the eggs alone for hours? :puzzled:

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Post by macdoum » April 21st, 2012, 2:01 am

leonia wrote:Does anyone understand what happened there during the last days (and nights)? Have they already started incubating and than they leave the eggs alone for hours? :puzzled:
LeoniaI know that there have been several intruders at the nestbox...with fights between the ? females. :shock:
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Post by Bleggi » April 23rd, 2012, 12:40 am

I dont know what is happening with the Peregrine Falcon. I know that there are many fights - but sometimes I think there is another Falcon in the nest most of the time and this one doesnt like to sit on the eggs. So there was a break in breeding (is it the right word for it?). This afternoon it looked like she was sitting right but later on she changed ...
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Post by Bleggi » May 3rd, 2012, 11:10 pm

I dont know at all whats going on in this nest. Today the falcon kicked one egg away. There is also a video on the falcon-side. The picture is of today 21:45. I am a bit sad about all I dont understand. But its life...

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edit: 4th May 2012
This morning I have seen that the eggs are put together again and the falcon is sitting on them. On a video I saw that the falcon has needed three times to put the lonely egg back. Was he angry yesterday about the husband or that there are no babies coming :bounce: ? Or doesn't hubby bring enough to eat? The little owls are collecting meikever for eating - will not be the right meal for the falcons.
I cannot imagine that there will be young falcons this year, but who knows? :puzzled: :faint:

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