Peregrine Falcon Fledgling at 101 Hudson

The Boss, our fledgling falcon in Jersey City, made the leap of faith.  My friend Mike and I were there on Thursday and must have just missed the first flight.  The adults were busy feeding him huge quantities of food on the 37th floor small terrace on the NE corner of the building.  He would have had to have flown across the building from the NW corner 41st floor.

Other news we have is that our female appears to be at least 18 years old!  Mike got pictures of the band numbers that we were missing.  More about that later.

First, Athena is there with food

First, Athena is there with food

The Boss charges her and Athena leaves

The Boss charges her and Athena leaves

He yells for her to come back and feed him

He yells for her to come back and feed him

She returns and the gorging begins

She returns and the gorging begins

You can tell he is excited to be beak fed

You can tell he is excited to be beak fed

Watching a peregrine feed young is not for the faint of heart

Watching a peregrine feed young is not for the faint of heart

Can you name that prey?

Can you name that prey?

Yummy

Yummy

After the feeding, both adults did flybys to get The Boss to move

After the feeding, both adults did flybys to get The Boss to move

Clean up time

Clean up time

Stuffed fledglings take a nap

Stuffed fledglings take a nap

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