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About Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch

The Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch is here to inform birders, students and all people who are eager to know about these handsome peregrines. We want you to enjoy and be able to use our on-site powerful spotting scopes. We are available to answer your questions about the pair of falcons that have been observed for many years.

A welcome return…

Observation date:  4 December 2016 In the previous five or six years, I have written about “Doris,” a solitary adult female peregrine, that has wintered here in nearby Baywood Park. The last time she was observed was 3 January 2014 … Continue reading

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday…

Support us when you shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #StartWithaSmile at and Amazon donates to Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch Inc.

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Bonding begins…

Observation date:  10 November 2016 Increased interaction between male and female peregrines has occurred with both north and south side pairs. Things to look for are mates perching closer together, hunting in tandem more often and aerial displays by the … Continue reading

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When shopping on Amazon…

For your holiday shopping, remember to use the Amazon Smile site to benefit our Scholarship Fund for  a CalPoly Wildlife Biology Student. Click the link here or use the link on the right side of our page. You will be … Continue reading

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Red right returning…

Observation date:  23 August 2016 Additionally, if you watch these posts on Facebook, please go to the WordPress website and add your email to make sure you receive all posts. I had a bit of a problem with Facebook postings not … Continue reading

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Bon appétit…

Observation date:  16 Jun 2016 Shore birds are typically the main diet of the peregrine falcon, but when June rolls around for about four weeks, the young Western gull chicks are the main entree. The following is but a sample … Continue reading

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North side fledglings…

Observation date:  2 Jun 2016 Although nesting on the south side of Morro Rock failed this year, we do have three young peregrine falcons that fledged on the north side. The first taking flight was the 26th of May. Two … Continue reading

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South 0, North 2…

Observation date: 13 May 2016 After spending the first five months of the breeding season on the south side of Morro Rock which turned out to be very disheartening, we have moved to the north side for the last week … Continue reading

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Wren, our first scholarship student…

Observation date: 10 May 2016 To those of you who contributed to our $1,000 PCPW Scholarship, we have great news about our recipient. We met with Wren Thompson of Los Osos, CA after she returned from her semester of study in … Continue reading

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Observation date: 11 April 2016 Things are just in a tizzy here at Morro Rock. I can’t give the answers to many visitors we get here because when it comes to nesting, I just don’t know. Both pairs of falcons … Continue reading

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