Activity will really pick up once the young start to hatch.The male will begin to catch more prey which he will deliver to the nest and his mate.Peregrines incubate for around 30 days, so hatch watch will begin during the first week of May.The female and male will take turns incubating with the female doing the majority of incubation.We believe the male was lost during the beginning of the nesting season and was replaced by another non-banded male. The Valley Library 3D Printers are for the use of OSU students, faculty, and staff and were paid for by donations.Young hatch around the same time since incubation isn't fully initiated until all eggs are laid.Let's hope that more than one hatch this year as the nesting pair have become more experienced. We knew this day was coming as when female falcons are getting ready to lay an egg, they remain close to (or inside) the nestbox, especially at night.
So far things have been pretty quiet at this nest site (which is good).
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Then in 2017 she laid three eggs but only one hatched and successfully fledged. Time will tell but we hope to see a full clutch of four eggs.
Falcons lay in intervals of every other day, so egg #2 should be laid tomorrow, possibly in the evening.