So imagine our surprise when one of the eggs hatched a couple days early!
At about pm, the first egg has hatched, and shortly after, the new nestling received its first meal. We're back on egg watch for this Thursday, and we'll be finding out together how many eggs her final clutch will be.
5/6/2017: Sometime in the morning, a fourth egg hatched!
This could mean the third one is incoming March 31st! Do not panic if you notice the female isn't sitting on her first bunch of eggs very often - the eggs will not perish before she begins incubation.Fledging doesn't mean the nestlings are on their own, however.The parents continue to feed and take care of them while they practice flying and hunting, and it's quite the dangerous time!2/22/2017: Hello and welcome to the new Kestrel Cam season!We're kicking off earlier this year, so that viewers can witness American Kestrel courtship behaviors!