Apr 20 2014
This morning I woke to a happy surprise. In the pre-dawn light there was an eggshell at the Gulf Tower peregrines’ nest. The eggs have begun to hatch.
Below, Dori settles herself over the fluffy chick. New little bird!
Click here to watch the action on the Gulf Tower falconcam. (The nest will be hard to see for about an hour after sunrise because the sun reflects off the dirty camera cover. Don’t despair. The view clears.)
(photos from the National Aviary falconcam at Gulf Tower)
Update: More photos as I get them.
Here she’s in color at 6:33am before the sun gets in the way.
20 April 2014, 6:49am, second egg has pip hole. The sun is starting to blur the scene.