All falcon

Peregrine falcon on UH balcony

April 11, 2017

Falcons return to University Hall

Peregrine falcons return to UH, despite construction

Chancellor Amiridis holding a peregrine falcon chick

June 14, 2016

Banding new falcon chicks

Banding ceremony for latest falcon brood

Bob & Cheryl, peregrine falcons

July 14, 2015

UIC falcon enthusiasts swoop in to rescue fledgling

Young peregrine needs help after leaving nest atop University Hall

Bob and Cheryl Easter (F)

June 16, 2015

Falcon chicks meet their namesakes at banding

Newest UIC peregrines named for retired university president, wife

Falcon Nitz, 2015 (F)

May 19, 2015

Falcons return to hatch two chicks in nest on UH ledge

Peregrine parents probably regulars Nitz and Mouse

Peregrine falcon Nitz

September 2, 2014

Young falcons take flight, but look for adults next year

Nitz and Mouse likely to return to campus in spring

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August 19, 2014

Young falcons head off to the wild blue yonder

Watch for Nitz and Mouse, now empty-nesters, to return in spring

Nitz and Mouse keep their chicks from the ledge of UH

June 24, 2014

Learning to fly

UIC’s three peregrine falcon chicks are trading their fluff for feathers.

Adult peregrine falcon feeds chick

June 17, 2014

UIC’s peregrine falcon family: eating, growing, banding

Three chicks on University Hall ledge soon ready for first flight

June 15, 2014

Falcon babies grow big and fat

Falcon chicks eat and eat, to grow and grow