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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 flight

falcon in flight

A peregrine falcon in flight in 2012 near the Commerce Tower nest site in Downtown Kansas City. That nest is the Metro Area's oldest and still active this year.

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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 nest box with egg

falcon in nest box with egg

The eggs have been laid and incubation is underway in the peregrine falcon nest box installed at the Ameren's Sioux Energy Plant in West Alton. The Falcon Watch webcam, sponsored by MDC, Ameren Missouri and the World Bird Sanctuary, lets viewers see all activity at the nest box during daylight hours at http://mdc.mo.gov/node/16934. Photo shown is from a previous year.

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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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falcon next box

falcon nest box

Peregrine falcon pairs are incubating eggs at nest boxes in the Kansas City area. In the next few weeks the chicks will hatch. These falcons were photographed in an earlier nesting season at the KCP&L Iatan Power Plant.

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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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falcon in nest box with egg

FalconCam Gives Bird’s-Eye View of Peregrine Falcon Chicks

Go online to see live nesting activity at the Ameren Sioux Energy Plant nest box.

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