Peregrine Falcons Are Back At Monarch Place, WATCH LIVE
(mass.gov)It’s nesting season for peregrine falcons in Massachusetts! Get an inside look at the nests of the fastest birds on Earth through one of the live nest cameras in the state. These threatened birds can be found nesting on rocky cliffs, as well as manmade structures such as buildings and bridges.
Peregrine falcons began nesting on the ledge of Monarch Place in Springfield, MA, in 1989. Through the years, they have produced more than 30 offspring. A nesting box was permanently attached to the side of the building on the 21st floor window ledge to safeguard the eggs and falcons.