PHOTOS: NH Audubon gives ID bands to peregrine falcon chicks

  • New Hampshire's Young Birders Club member Brynlee Kimball (right), 12 of Auburn holds a peregrine falcon chick as New Hampshire Audubon biologist Chris Martin prepares to add an indentification band to its foot at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • A peregrine falcon chick receives an identification band at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • A peregrine falcon chick sits screeching on a table at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • Betsy Janeway holds a peregrine falcon chick at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas attended. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • New Hampshire Audubon bands four peregrine falcon chicks at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday, May 26, 2017. New Hampshire Audubon president Doug Bechtel attended. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Monitor staff
Published: 5/26/2017 11:06:19 PM

Camera flashes filled the room as New Hampshire Audubon biologist Chris Martin removed four screeching peregrine falcon chicks from a carrying case in front of a small crowd at Brady Sullivan Tower in Manchester on Friday. The chicks, which are only a few weeks old, received permanent identification bands with help from a few volunteers. The chicks have been named after New Hampshire waterways: Winnipesaukee, Suncook, Amoskeag and Pemigewasset.




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