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Author Topic: UPDATE: Peregrine Falcon nesting at Rumney's Main Cliff  (Read 3287 times)

sneoh

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Re: UPDATE: Peregrine Falcon nesting at Rumney's Main Cliff
« Reply #30 on: June 16, 2012, 09:45:32 PM »

Does it make sense that the pair is still hanging around Main Cliff, after the failure to produce chicks?  We saw two annoyed and very loud birds circling the Main Cliff for a while today.


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Re: UPDATE: Peregrine Falcon nesting at Rumney's Main Cliff
« Reply #31 on: June 16, 2012, 09:52:12 PM »

That's interesting.  There's no way a pair that had an unsuccessful nesting could fledge another chick at this point.  Raptors need too long to develop and use too much energy during the first attempt.  Could there be another nest in the general area? 
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Re: UPDATE: Peregrine Falcon nesting at Rumney's Main Cliff
« Reply #32 on: June 16, 2012, 10:20:43 PM »

Goodness, I hope not.  Main Cliff was rather crowded today but I saw no one climbed the second pitches above Peanut Man. Underdog, Know Ethics.  Though there were parties on Beat Junkie and Millennium Falcon most of the afternoon and those routes go pretty high up on the left side of Main Cliff. 

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Re: UPDATE: Peregrine Falcon nesting at Rumney's Main Cliff
« Reply #33 on: June 17, 2012, 08:50:33 PM »

they'll still hang around, even tho the nest is done. they were there at Woodchuck the day we hiked in there and were vocal for a while.
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Re: UPDATE: Peregrine Falcon nesting at Rumney's Main Cliff
« Reply #34 on: October 01, 2013, 03:21:03 AM »

It is really dangerous in taking an expedition there. We may disturb their living environment. So is advices to take a pause on the trip.

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Re: UPDATE: Peregrine Falcon nesting at Rumney's Main Cliff
« Reply #35 on: October 01, 2013, 06:35:31 AM »

It is really dangerous in taking an expedition there. We may disturb their living environment. So is advices to take a pause on the trip.

Naah, they're all done long ago. No problems up there after fledge.
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