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Kestrel Box 2017 - Live Video from
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Our live webcam is back!

Welcome to our American kestrel webcam comment page!  This is where you have the opportunity to ask questions about what you are observing in the nest box.  An educator or a biologist will answer your question.  We will do our best to be prompt in answering questions, but please allow 24 hours for an answer.  Thanks for watching and fingers crossed for a pair of kestrels!

Comments

Steve Kline

4:51 PM on March 10, 2017
Cool... Can't wait to see who calls it home! What's the knocking noise?

Erin Brown

4:58 PM on March 10, 2017
The nest box is on the side of a horse barn. You could be hearing horses against the stalls or doors being blown open and close due to the wind. Thanks!

Gabriele Drozdowski

7:16 PM on March 25, 2017
I can't wait until the kestrels move in. Thank you for setting up this camera. I love kestrels, but of course I would.I care for two hit by car kestrels in my raptor education program (google eyesinthesky.org).

Jennifer Blew

10:04 AM on April 18, 2017
Are there eggs? If so, when do you think they will hatch?

Erin Brown

12:03 PM on April 18, 2017
There are no eggs yet. Please visit our Facebook page to take part in our contest to guess when the first egg will be laid. You can't beat the prize!

Erin Brown

5:55 PM on April 20, 2017
The first egg has been laid! The female will wait to incubate the eggs until all of them have been laid-typically 3-5 eggs.

20 April 2017

Deb Ringer

7:59 PM on April 20, 2017
Cannot seem to find the link on facebook for contest of when first Kestrel egg will be laid...

Gigi Romano

9:09 AM on April 21, 2017
Since she laid her first egg, the contest is now over and winners have been selected!

Erin Brown

10:22 AM on April 22, 2017
The second egg has been laid! The female has been incubating on and off, probably due to the colder wet weather. The male was in the box at 10:30 am today.

22 April 2017

Erin Brown

9:29 AM on April 24, 2017
The third egg has been laid!

24 April 2017

Erin Brown

1:20 PM on April 26, 2017
Egg number four! We may get one more in about two days.

26 April 2017

Erin Brown

3:07 PM on April 28, 2017
Welcome egg number 5! The female will probably start incubating full time now.

28 April 2017
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