A peregrine falcon chick, born in a nest box atop NYC's Throgs Neck, being banded by a wildlife specialist with NYC Department of Environmental Protection. Photo: MTA/Patrick Cashin/CC BY 2.0
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A little bit more about the peregrines nesting atop three bridges in New York City: "We provide the nesting boxes and give the DEP wildlife expert access to check the eggs and band them but our primary goal is to just let them be," said Verrazano-Narrows Maintenance Superintendent Daniel Fortunato. Click here for more info.
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