Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - NJ Palisades

December 17, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Young female Peregrine Falcon during her transition period from juvenile to adult plumage:

Juvenile female Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) transitioning to adult plumage, perched on a dead, weathered branch hanging off the cliffs at the Palisades Interstate Park, New JerseyJuvenile female Peregrine FalconJuvenile female Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) during her transition period to adult plumage - State Line Lookout, Palisades Interstate Park, New Jersey

- for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image -

 

Usually, we are able to see either growing up fledglings or adult birds at the Palisades Interstate Park, NJ. This year, 2016, was a little bit different as this 1 year old raptor, migrated to and took residence at the State Line Lookout. Beautiful bird to watch for sure!

Please help to continue the preservation of New Jersey's threatened and endangered wildlife by supporting work of Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ: www.conservewildlifenj.org/getinvolved/donate/ as well as The Peregrine Fund: https://peregrinefund.org/donate

You can also support their efforts by shopping on Amazon at no additional cost to you via http://smile.amazon.com <- make sure to pick "Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey Inc" or "Peregrine Fund Inc" as you charity.

If you make your Amazon purchase via this link: http://amzn.to/19kQxUT I will personally donate 3x the amount that Amazon would!

If interested, please visit my falcon gallery, at: www.greggard.com/falcons

 

 

 


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