Young Peregrine Falcon preening - Northern New Jersey

 

Short video clip showing a juvenile Peregrine Falcon preening:

I like how this bird stretches its neck in the beginning of the video.

And here is a single frame showing my favorite part when falcon spreads its tail feathers out and cleans a single feather, all the way to the very tip, with its beak:

Close-up look on the young Peregrine Falcon caring for its feathers - New Jersey

Close-up look on the young Peregrine Falcon caring for its feathers - New Jersey

I recorded this video at the Stateline Lookout, Palisades Interstate Park, Bergen County, NJ


 

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