Monthly Archives: May 2012

Still nothing …

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.

By | 2012-05-28T18:55:38+00:00 May 28th, 2012|Falcon Watch|1 Comment


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 [...]

By | 2017-05-18T20:36:58+00:00 May 22nd, 2012|Falcon Watch|0 Comments

Four eggs!

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.

By | 2012-05-14T18:37:20+00:00 May 14th, 2012|Falcon Watch|1 Comment


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.

By | 2012-05-11T17:48:05+00:00 May 11th, 2012|Falcon Watch|0 Comments