Tag Archives: Morro Rock

A little less wind in our sails…

Observation date: August 2015 I think it only fair that I share with you the reason that you haven’t heard from us since July 19, 2015 and I do apologize for it. We, the Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch, are a … Continue reading

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Kudos to Cleve…

Observation date: 5 July 2015 Last spring, a new female came in to replace the one that had been on the north side of Morro Rock for the last few years. We don’t know what happened to the last female, … Continue reading

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Today we fly…

Observation date: 26 May 2015 A great day for the three young falcons, for they took to the air today sometime before we arrived at the north side of Morro Rock. Looking up toward the nest site, there were no … Continue reading

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A rare peek at “peek-a-boo”…

Observation date: 18 May 2015 Gale force winds with gusts up to 45 miles/hour does not make viewing very enjoyable, not to say what it does to the equipment. Although all three chicks on the north side were visible, they … Continue reading

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Gordon’s view…

Observation date: 7 May 2015 Watching the south side nest site for chicks to appear has been trying to say the least. For the last few days the adults have left the nest unattended for sometimes up to and hour, … Continue reading

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Let it fly…

Observation date: 23 April 2015 Soon after I arrived at the rock this morning, within minutes the tiercel careened into the nest site carrying prey. I could hear squealing coming from inside the hole where he landed. They should be … Continue reading

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Just showing off…

Observation date: 6 February 2015 Visitors to Morro Rock today were treated with a spectacular aerial performance from the south side tiercel. Oooohs and ahhhhhs followed all his high speed acrobatics. When you think he’s about out of gas, he … Continue reading

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2015: Breeding season begins…

Observation date: 7 January 2015 This is the 9th, an hour after proof reading the January 7th Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch posting this morning. I left for the “rock.” At 9:05AM arriving at the “rock” I’m setting up my gear, … Continue reading

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Vigor and ferocity…

Observation date: 2 January 2015 January 2, 2015, this day last year the south side pair of peregrine falcons bred for the first time of the 2014 season. As of today no breeding has been observed as of yet. In … Continue reading

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Notice of eviction…

Observation date: 24 August 2014 This years single offspring who we have referred to as “Homie,” in previous postings, has been given early notice to vacate the premises. The adult female arrived at Morro Rock, early in the afternoon, landing … Continue reading

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