Falcons nesting at library downtown

The main Evanston Public Library is having a repeat performance this spring as as nesting place for a pair of falcons.

One of this year's falconsThe nesting pair (as yet unidentified, but quite possibly the same pair as last year) have been showing interest in the same nesting site as last year. On Saturday, March 29, the first egg appeared. A second one showed up April 1. The mother should lay one or two more over the next few days, at which point the pair will start sitting consistently on the nest.

The nest is in one of the sheltered flower boxes high on the south wall of the Main Library. This is the 5th year in a row that falcons have nested here. Check out the progress, from egg laying to hatching and fledging on the Library website.

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