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Falcon Camera Questions

Browse the World Bird Sanctuary's answers to common questions about the family of peregrine falcons you can watch via our nest-box web camera at Ameren Missouri every spring from March to June.

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Falcon Flying in Kansas City

Falcon Flying in Kansas City

Peregrine falcons patrol the skies in Downtown Kansas City, feeding on birds such as pigeons. This falcon has a nest nearby with two chicks, and it is flying near a rooftop camera at Commerce Tower, 911 Main St. in Kansas City. Beyond is the River Market area and the Missouri River.

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Falcon in Kansas City on Nest

Falcon in Kansas City on Nest

A peregrine falcon covers up chicks in the nest box on a ledge near the top of the 30-story Commerce Tower building.

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Falcon in the Sky in Kansas City

Falcon in the Sky in Kansas City

This peregrine falcon flys guard duty near its nest on a ledge near the top of the Commerce Tower building at 911 Main St. in Kansas City. The nest is part of a two-decade falcon restoration project by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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Nine research questions help Missouri students in all grade levels use the Internet, field guides and other resources to learn more about peregrine falcons.

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Falcon Study for Grades K–2

Topics in our K-2 collection of falcon-study activities include learning about birds of prey, camouflage as a survival adaptation, habitat, life cycles.

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Falcons Changing Post

In this clip, the female and male falcons are changing who sits on the eggs.

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Falcon Chick Banding

Five FalconCam chicks flourishing, banded for WBS research

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Two male chicks leaving nest on or about June 4 and three females on or about June 15.

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Photo of a peregrine falcon

Four St. Louis FalconCam chicks flourishing, banded for WBS research

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Get more details through video of banding at: youtube.com/watch?v=2STobmvdRTQ.

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Jeff Meshach of World Bird Sanctuary Bands Falcon Chick

Jeff Meshach of World Bird Sanctuary Bands Falcon Chick

Jeff Meshach, director of the World Bird Sanctuary, fits an identification tag to the leg of one of the five peregrine falcon chicks hatched at the Ameren Missouri Sioux Energy Plant nest box. The hatching and development of the chicks has been monitored world-wide thanks to a webcam installed in partnership between the Missouri Department of Conservation, Ameren Missouri and the World Bird Sanctuary.

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