by Elli Jilek and Jean Moore
- March 15. First peregrine sighting made by Elli. Observed on the Education
- Apr. 4. 3 peregrines observed by Jean on campus. Two were interacting
with each other, and calls were made while in flight.
- Apr.6. One falcon was
observed carrying prey to another falcon which was on the Library Tower.
7. A pair was sighted around the Social Sciences bldg.
- Apr. 12. 2 falcons
seen again, and one was actually on the nest ledge.
- Apr. 20. 2 falcons
sighted, with one visiting the ledge again.
- Apr.29. Pat Young inspected the
nest ledge for any signs of eggs. None found, but scrape appeared to have been
'upgraded' by the falcons.
- May 9. Elli saw one of the falcons on the Library
Tower, and the other flying near the nest ledge.
- May 12. 2 Canada geese were
seen on the ledge. Perhaps the peregrines have chosen another site on campus? No
reports of this though.
- May 16. As construction is being undertaken on
Craigie, perhaps this activity is disturbing the falcons. Consultation with the
building site manager is made, and end of work activity is slated for early
- May 19. 2 falcons observed on campus - none near ledge.
- May 24.
Final check by Pat of any nesting activity, but unfortunately, this late date
suggests no hope of egg-laying this year.