The popular Richmond Falcon Cam is now live for the 2023 season and is available for viewing at dwr.virginia.gov/falcon-cam. Operated by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, the Falcon Cam is a livestreaming camera which follows the activities of a peregrine falcon pair that nests in downtown Richmond, atop the 21st floor of the Riverfront Plaza building.
Biologists monitoring the stream have observed the previous year’s pair on a regular basis throughout the past month. “Falcon fans will be happy to hear that our familiar female (95/AK) and male (59/BM) have once again shown an interest in utilizing the Riverfront building as a nest site,” said Meagan Thomas, Watchable Wildlife Biologist for DWR.
“This pair has done an absolutely phenomenal job raising their chicks in the past two years, so I’m thrilled to see both birds on camera again.”
So long as no new birds show up and displace one of the current pair, the first egg will likely be laid in late-March. Until th...
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