It's day 34 and still no sign of chicks, so it doesn't look promising. (PEFA eggs usually take 30 to 35 days to hatch). We'll keep checking for a few more days though.
No signs of hatching yet, but check this out: Ever wonder what Peregrine Falcons do when they're bored of sitting on their eggs? This is one of Ottawa's resident PEFAs (Connor, I think) taking a little break on a very hot day. Blame the shaky camera work on the fact that I shot this by [...]
Here's Diana with her eggs today. Not the sharpest photo, but it was windy up there!
Checked on the nest this evening and counted four eggs. Diana was more accommodating than Connor was to Chris the other day — I only waited about three minutes for her to stand up and show off her clutch.
Our Ottawa Peregrines are sitting on at least 3 eggs, maybe 4. I had to wait over an hour and half for Dad to shift and give me a glimpse. Fingers crossed they hatch this year.