Rowena and Pringle

Here’s the photo promised yesterday. Langis Sirois captured this amazing shot of Rowena (on the left) helping her chick Pringle fly in the right direction. She steered him first to the main building, then around to the opposite side and up to where the nest ledge is. He landed on the wrong ledge, but without his mother’s encouragement and guidance, he would have landed on the wrong building entirely.

Rowena-Pringle

Rowena guides Pringle’s flight, 23 June 2013. Photo by Langis Sirois.

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  1. I agree; in my 10 years of falcon watch, I have not seen a mother so attentive and responsive during the fledging period – it is awesome!