Peregrine Falcons

(A Pennsylvania Game Commission officer uses a broom to fend off the agitated falcon mother during banding of the chicks.  Photo by John McDevitt)

For Bird Banders Atop Philadelphia City Hall, Swooping Talons Are Just Part of the Job

Four baby falcons being raised in a nest on the tower of City Hall were banded today by the state wildlife officers.

05/22/2015

(The Girard Point Bridge, during 2010 renovations.  Public domain file photo)

Peregrine Falcon Case Leads To Larger Illegal Alien Coverup Case on Girard Point Bridge

The case came to light amid charges that workers had disturbed the nesting area of protected Peregrine falcons on the bridge.

05/21/2014

(Credit: Abdullah Pope/AFP/Getty Images)

Baby Peregrine Falcons Stall Installation Of AC Casino’s New Signs

Tuesday was to be the day that The Atlantic Club put up signs letting the world know the new name of the Atlantic City casino.

06/05/2012