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Live Birth on Tappan Zee Bridge ‘Falcon Cam’

Watching a baby Giraffe being born drew millions to the live stream last weekend. The Thruway Authority has a camera on the Tappan Zee Bridge, so you can watch the newly born falcons.

“Falcon Cam” is not a new thing on the Tappan Zee bridge. Peregrine Falcons have been coming to nest on the bridge for years. Two chicks were just born and you can watch a live stream of the babies and their parents for the next few weeks.


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The Daily Voice reports that the mother began sitting on the eggs back in March and they just hatched. The parents will keep close watch over the baby chicks for a short time and then they will eventually give them more space to become independent. Falcons are very loyal to their mate.

The parents, who mate for life, have been returning to the manmade nest, located in a construction-free zone, near the very top of the bridge’s main span for years.

What will happen when the new span is finished and they have to tear down the existing bridge? Isn’t this going to disrupt the Falcons nesting spot? Apparently not because the Thruway Authority will move the nesting box to the new bridge. Hopefully the Falcons will be happy with the new digs.

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