Mayo Clinic Falcon Program welcomes four new Peregrine chicks

Peregrine Falcon
Peregrine Falcon(Missouri Department of Conservation)
Published: Apr. 30, 2023 at 12:08 PM CDT|Updated: May. 1, 2023 at 11:45 AM CDT
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ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Some exciting news out of the Mayo Clinic Falcon Peregrine Program (MCFP) this weekend as Hattie and Orton welcomed four new chicks.

According to MCFP leaders, the chicks appear to be doing well. Orton supplies the family with nutrition while Hattie has taken on feeding duties.

The last chick hatched early Monday morning, making the chick count four.

The MCFP said that in just a few days, the chicks will double in size and weigh around four ounces.

You can keep an eye on the chicks’ progress here.