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Archived peregrine data

2011 food remains:

  • 14-Mar woodcock wing
  • 17-Mar woodcock head, foot
  • 18-Mar woodcock body, head, estra wing, killdeer feather, duck? feather
  • 21-Mar mourning dove body, woodcock wing. Woodcock wing- N. Quad
  • 24-Mar woodcock bill, coot wing
  • 28-Mar woodcock leg
  • 5-Apr killdeer wing, headless mummified cuckoo- from previous year
  • 11-Apr coot foot12-Apr headless meadowlark, headless mourning dove
  • 14-Apr coot foot (old), mourning dove foot
  • 21-Apr male flicker head, mourning dove feathers and foot
  • 25-Apr sora rail head
  • 26-Apr woodcock wing
  • 18-May woodcock head

2010 food remains:

  • 12-Mar woodcock, & head, pigeon head & wing
  • 15-Mar pigeon tail feather, starling head
  • 17-Mar pigeon feathers, mourning dove feathers
  • 18-Mar starling, mourning dove
  • 21-Mar meadowlark head, woodcicl head & leg, Dourning Dove head, Son gsparrow head
  • 22-Mar mourning Dove wing
  • 24-Mar woodcock head
  • 29-Mar meadowlark
  • 5-Apr woodcock head, woodpecker head
  • 6-Apr flicker head
  • 9-Apr sora rail wing
  • 11-Apr robin head & wings
  • 12-Apr sora rail wing
  • 19-Apr snipe wing, woodcock head
  • 20-Apr robin head & wings
  • 23-Apr pied-billed grebe wing
  • 28-Apr pigeon pectoral girdle
  • 29-Apr female red-bellied woodpecker
  • 30-Apr woodcock head
  • 4-May yellow-billed cuckoo & wing
  • 5-May sora rail wing
  • 10-May mourning dove wing, yellow-billed cuckoo wing & leg, woodcock head
  • 12-May male rose-breasted grosbeak head, woodcock head, sora rail wing, L.yellowlegs head
  • 17-May meadowlark body, rose-breasted grosbeak wing
  • 24-May 2 Y-b cuckoo wings, sora wing, rose-br grosbeak head
  • 25-May waxwing
  • 31-May Y-b cuckoo, b-b cuckoo, woodcock wing, yellowlegs head
  • 10-Jun 2 b-b cuckoo, Great-crested flycatcher wings & tail, meadowlark head
  • 11-Jun b-b cuckoo, catbird(old), y-b cuckoo feathers
  • 14-Jun y-b cuckoo wing & tail feathers, meadowlark leg
  • 15-Jun meadowlark head, snipe head, unidentified foot (old)
  • 16-Jun b-b cuckoo (old)
  • 17-Jun pied-billed grebe foot, meadowlark foot
  • 21-Jun y-b cuckoo head
  • 22-Jun sora wing, pied-billed grebe leg (matching to one on 17th?)
  • 24-Jun y-b cuckoo wing
  • 28-Jun y-b cuckoo
  • 2-Jul mourning dove head & foot
  • 9-Jul b-b cuckoo head, catbird? Feathers
  • 15-Jul y-b cuckoo wing, rail leg
  • 16-Aug sora rail, virginia rail head
  • 19-Aug sora rail wing
  • 6-Sep 2 flicker wings
  • 17-Sep brown thrasher
  • 19-Sep red-headed woodpecker wing, flicker wing, sora rail
  • 20-Sep flicker
  • 24-Sep killdeer
  • 6-Oct flicker head, pied-billed grebe head, mourning dove wings (3), sora rail wing, green-winged teal foot
  • 8-Oct flicker wing
  • 13-Oct flicker head, downy wing
  • 21-Oct woodcock, meadowlark foot
  • 28-Oct blue jay (old)
  • 3-Nov flicker wing
  • 5-Nov coot head, woodcock body, great-crested flycatcher (old)
  • 8-Nov killdeer head
  • 10-Nov sora rail (old)
  • 19-Nov woodcock head & wings, killdeer wing
  • 24-Nov killdeer wing

2009 food remains found:

  • 9 March - 1 meadowlark head
  • 10 March - 1 Pied-billed Grebe wing
  • 16 March - mourning dove feathers, song sparrow head, pellet
  • 18 March - headless killdeer
  • 20 March - Mourning Dove head
  • 22 March - Mourning Dove body, Song Sparrow
  • 23 March - Meadowlark body
  • 24 March - Mourning Dove head and leg
  • 27 March - Woodcock- wing and part of body
  • 30 March - Whole Snipe, whole woodcock, Mourning Dove wing
  • 31 March - White-winged Crossbill left wing
  • 2 April - Snipe body and whole Snipe
  • 3 April - Mourning Dove wing, whole Meadowlark, White-winged Crossbill right wing
  • 7 April - Flicker (old)
  • 9 April - Woodcock leg, Sapsucker bill, Killdeer leg, Mourning Dove feather
  • 10 April - Woodcock body
  • 11 April - 2 Mourning Dove heads, 1 body, 1 wing
  • 13 April - Meadowlark head, partial body

2008 food remains found:

  • 11 March- Woodcock body (note this is before any birder reported woodcock!)
  • 17 March- 2 pellets, duck scapular feathers
  • 19 March- 2 Killdeer heads
  • 31 March- Killdeer head, Woodcock head, Meadowlark head
  • 1 April- 2 pellets, Woodcock leg, Meadowlark leg, Pigeon feathers
  • 2 April- Killdeer wing, Woodcock wing, Meadowlark feathers, Bufflehead body
  • 3 April- Mourning Dove leg
  • 6 April- Woodcock wing
  • 7 April- whole Woodcock (found at Washington & Thayer, 1/2 block from the tower)
  • 3 June- male Nighthawk wings
  • 12 July- 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoo heads & 2 feet, Woodcock foot
  • 22 July- Va Rail head
  • 24 July- cuckoo feathers, unidentified passerine bill
  • 25 July- Sora Rail head & foot, shorebird foot, cuckoo foot
  • 28 July- Meadowlark bill
  • 31 July- Least Bittern wing
  • 1 Aug- pigeon feathers
  • 4 Aug- cuckoo feather, rail foot, pellet
  • 9 Aug- 3 rail legs, 1 Peregrine feather
  • 15 Sept- YB Cuckoo head
  • 18 Sept- Rose-breasted Grosbeak head
  • 1 Oct- Imm Sapsucker head
  • 3 Oct- 2 ad Sapsucker heads & 1 wing, bobolink head, Mourning Dove wing
  • 6 Oct- male Flicker head
  • 8 Oct- 2 rail feet
  • 9 Oct- Mourning Dove wing
  • 10 Oct- Pied-billed Grebe head, legs, Downy WP wing, flicker foot, Sora Rail head, Mourning Dove head
  • 13 Oct- Yellow Rail (old, headless skin)
  • 15 Oct- Killdeer17 Oct- Snipe
  • 20 Oct- pigeon head
  • 24 Oct- Mourning Dove wing
  • 27 Oct- Woodcock
  • 19 Nov- Woodcock wing & foot26 Nov- pigeon wings
  • 12 Dec- Woodcock head (old)
  • 18 Dec- Mourning Dove

2007 food remains found:

  • 11 March- 2 pellets, 1 pigeon foot
  • 18 March- 2 Horned Grebe wings, Sora Rail (back half of body)
  • 22 March- Mourning Dove (back 1/2 of body)
  • 28 March- Mourning Dove (back 1/2 of body) Pigeon wings & pectoral girdle
  • 30 March- pellet
  • 1 April- Horned Grebe body (no head), Flicker leg
  • 2 April- Meadowlark whole + 1 leg, 2 pellets
  • 3 April- Meadowlark head, Mourning Dove leg
  • 4 April- Horned Grebe head, 1 headless Woodcock + 1 foot, 1Flicker wing, 1 Starling head
  • 6 April- Woodcock head9 April- Mourning Dove foot
  • 10 April- Pigeon tail feather11 April- Woodcock head, Pigeon humerus
  • 12 April- Pied-billed Grebe foot, Flicker foot, Woodcock foot, 1 whole Killdeer, 3 pellets
  • 13 April- Woodcock head
  • 16 april- 3 Killdeer wings, 1 Pigeon wing, Woodcock feathers
  • 17 April- Coot wing, Mourning Dove feathers, Pigeon feather
  • 18 April- Snipe partial wing
  • 19 April- Sora Rail foot, woodcock head
  • 20 April- Kingfisher feather
  • 23 April- 2 Brown Thrashers, Meadowlark head & leg, Robin, Mourning Dove head & wing, Woodcock wing, 3 pellets
  • 24 April- Mourning Dove feathers, bakc 1/2 of a Woodcock, Bonaparte's Gull head
  • 27 April- Mournding Dove feather
  • 30 April- 2 Woodcock, 1 Va Rail head, thrasher, Mourning Dove foot
  • 2 May- Mourning Dove head & feathers
  • 3 May- Mourning Dove foot, M Dove whole, Va Rail foot, Flicker, Horned Grebe, Woodcock leg
  • 5 May- Horned Grebe, Snipe body
  • 6 May- Snipe head, Yellow-billed Cuckoo whole, Woodcock leg, Red-breasted Grosbeak head
  • 7 May- Sora Rail9 May- Flicker wing
  • 10 May- rail foot, cuckoo tail teather, pigeon feather
  • 14 May- female Flicker, Catbird head, Yellow-billed Cuckoo wing & leg, male Rose-breasted Grosbeak head, male Grosbeak whole, pellet
  • 15 May- Great Crested Flycatcher whole, female Grosbeak
  • 6 May female Flicker head, catbird
  • 17 May- Yellow-billed Cuckoo wings, Pied-billed Grebe leg
  • 18 May- Mourning Dove tail feather
  • 21 May- Sora Rail, cuckoo
  • 23 May- Woodcock
  • 24 May- Yellow-billed Cuckoo head, tern or small gull foot, pellet
  • 25 May- Yellow-billed Cuckoo whole
  • 31 May- Sora Rail wing
  • 1 June- Sora Rail body (minus 1 wing)
  • 4 June Sora Rail wing, Least Bittern wing
  • 5 June- Black-billed Cuckoo whole
  • 6 June- Sora Rail wing, Mockingbird
  • 7 June- 2 YB Cukoos + head, Flicker wing, Least Bittern body, Bufflehead, Kingfisher, un id small passerine (very windy day, most were older things blown down from tower)
  • 8 June- pigeon head, whole YB Cuckoo
  • 11 June- 1 pigeon feather
  • 12 June- YB cuckoo whole, rail foot
  • 13 June- 2 cuckoo tail feathers
  • 16 June- YB Cuckoo head
  • 19 June- YB Cuckoo whole
  • 21 June- YB Cuckoo whole, Sora Rail feather, Mourning Dove feather, thrush feather
  • 25 June- BB Cuckoo head & feather
  • 28 June- BB Cuckoo whole, killdeer
  • 11 July- Flicker head, Pied-billed Grebe leg, Sora Rail part, YB Cuckoo wings & tail
  • 22 July- Virginia Rail
  • 23 July- Pigeon sternum & feathers
  • 30 July- Sora Rail pelvis & legs1 Aug- Sora Rail 1 leg, gizzard, feather
  • 9 Aug- YB Cuckoo back half, PB Grebe foot
  • 13 Aug- Mourning Dove tail feather
  • 15 Aug- Woodcock wing & foot, YB Cuckoo headless carcass, pellet with Mourning Dove feathers
  • 21 Aug- 2 Sora Rail legs, 1 head, 1 wing, Robin feathers, pair of Pigeon wings
  • 3 Sept- YB Cuckoo head & wing, Sora Rail wings, legs
  • 5 Sept- rail leg, YB Cuckoo wing
  • 11 Sept- YB Cuckoo head, tail, rail foot
  • 13 Sept- Pigeon tail feather
  • 14 Sept- 2 Pigeon wings, YB Cuckoo head, wing, small passerine wing
  • 21 Sept- cuckoo leg, Pigeon head, Flicker wing, grebe wing
  • 24 Sept- YB cuckoo tail feather, wing
  • 25 Sept- Flicker wing, YB Cuckoo head, foot, imm male Scarlet Tanager wing, rail leg, Woodcock body (old)
  • 28 Sept- Sora Rail head
  • 1 Oct- Mourning Dove head, Woodcock body
  • 4 Oct- Mourning Dove wing feathers
  • 8 Oct- Green Heron head, Pigeon leg
  • 10 Oct- Dunlin whole, Pied-billed Grebe head
  • 17 Oct- rail leg, female Flicker, Pigeon wing bones, pellet
  • 18 Oct- Woodcock head, female Rose-breasted Grosbeak wing, pigeon head