Fort Snelling State Park Camera Club
This falcon is banded. Band # B97
A birding friend at the MN DNR directed me to this website: http://midwestperegrine.org/According to their interactive on-line data base this bird appears to be named "Tory". Addtl info follows. Please note that this confirmed sighting will add a "Y" to the survivor data. Also, Tory will soon be celebrating his first b'day.FWS Band: 12206-72347Color Band: b/g B/97 (Left)Name: TorySex: MYear: 2009Location: North Central Life St. Paul Ramsey County, MNSite Type: BuildingHatch date: 05/11/09Banded date: 06/01/09Fledge date: 06/20/09 Breeder: Wild produced (no human breeder)Survivor: ?The "Survivor" field is filled with a "Y" when a bird is known to have survived at least until January 1 of the year following it's birth year.The "Survivor" field is filled with a "N" when a bird is known to have died before January 1 of the year following it's birth year.The "Survivor" field is left empty until one of the above conditions is known
I found out the falcon was a male and has a name. Cool picture . . .