May 27 2010
Today the young peregrines at the Cathderal of Learning are very active — ledge walking, making short-hop flights and goofing around.
As I find interesting photos from the snapshot cam I’ll post them here, so watch this space for updates throughout the day.
(The white dot on the photos is bird “poot.” There’s no way to avoid it on days like this.)
NOTE: If you’re having trouble seeing the streaming webcams today, follow the advice at this link and you’ll be back in business.
Pre-dawn exercise. “We gotta be ready when the sun comes up!”
A short-hop flight, yesterday afternoon.
They’re climbing everywhere — into the gully and under the snapshot camera. The red arrow shows how they get out of the gully. The blue arrow is a bird under the snapshot cam.
He asks himself, “Am I missing anything down there?”
And he decides, “No, I’m not missing anything. I’ll keep going up.”
Close-up of a young peregrine.
“I’m a blur!”
(photos from the National Aviary webcam at the University of Pittsburgh)