peregrine falcons

Peregrine Falcons Banded and Ready for Flight

Blood Also Drawn From Chicks, Giving Researchers Information on Health of the Bay

While LBI is known to show off some funky architecture, visitors may have wondered about the dog igloo sitting high atop a nesting structure just east of the Causeway Bridge. It is currently home to a peregrine falcon family, with four rapidly growing chicks, one male and three female. Kathleen Clark, supervising zoologist of the state Department of Environmental Protection, […]

Peregrine Falcon Hatchling Numbers on the Rise in New Jersey

The peregrine falcon’s New Jersey comeback story continued in 2019, Conserve Wildlife Foundation reports. Although the adult population was slightly lower in 2019 – 38 known pairs as compared to 40 in 2018 – the number of young last year rose slightly from the year before, from 75 to 78. “Peregrine falcon populations had plummeted across much of the United […]