ATG Quirkies: Follow the Library Falcons at UMass

MASS Live reports that the University of Massachusetts Amherst W.E.B. Du Bois Library has a new, feathered tenant.

“A baby peregrine falcon hatched Tuesday, about two months after a new pair of adults took up residence on the library’s roof. The new parents have a lot to live up to; the nests’ previous occupants raised 34 chicks during their years at the library…”

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The new peregrine falcon chick on top of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, (@DuBoisFalcons Twitter account)

And it looks like the family will be growing. “Two more eggs remain and are expected to hatch soon, according to the falcons’ Twitter account…

For up-to-date coverage, checkout the Live Falcon cam.

(The source of ATG Quirkies is John Riley of Gabriel Books)

 

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