(by Chris Martin) The five Peregrine Falcons that hatched in downtown Manchester have fledged and are on the move! Here are a couple of recent photos from folks keeping an eye on them as they remain in the area.
Right: in a common post-fledging activity, the adult female Peregrine entices a juvenile chase in order to get prey. (Photo by Liz Belcher.)
Below: from the rooftop of a parked car near the Brady Sullivan Tower, last-hatched ‘Colby’ (banded black/green 96/BV) watches other fledglings participate in flight training. (Photo by Mark Timmerman.)