SIGN IN
Home » Sussex Heights News and Updates » Ringing of Peregrine Falcons

Ringing of Peregrine Falcons

22 May 2015

The annual visit to ring the Peregrine chicks was on 22rd May. Here is some information on the 4 peregrine chicks:

Chick 1
Left leg: Green 67
Female
Weight: 850g

Chick 2
Left leg: Green 68
Female
Weight: 855g

Chick 3
Left leg: Green 69
Male
Weight: 600g

Chick 4
Left leg: Green 70
Male
Weight: 535g

Thus, 2 of each sex, as last year. The two females are large chicks & weighed more than last year’s females which were 750 & 770g at about the same age. All 4 chicks were healthy. Their wing & tail feathers which are several centimetres long will grow rapidly from now.






Are you a leaseholder?

Did you know you can access newsletters and documents?

GO TO LEASEHOLDER AREA