MDC offers web links to peregrine falcon nest viewing

Biologists say falcon chicks are now hatching

The peregrine falcon nests are abuzz with activity as falcon chicks have started hatching, said Joe DeBold, urban wildlife biologist for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC).

The nests in the Kansas City area are viewable online via streaming video. Parent falcons have been incubating the eggs the past few weeks.falcon cam

Chicks will begin moving about the nests in the days after they hatch. Parent falcons will return from hunts with food for their young, such as pigeons snatched from the air. The young grow quickly and seem to change almost daily.

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