Terminal Tower Peregrine Falcons Banded

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CLEVELAND – Two peregrine falcon chicks who live at Terminal Tower in Downtown Cleveland are now being tracked.

Wildlife Biologists from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources put metal bands around the legs of the falcon chicks Tuesday morning.

The chicks were hatched at a nest on Cleveland’s historic skyscraper around April 30th. The parents of the falcons, Boomer and S/W, have lived at Terminal Tower for years.

There are 15 active peregrine falcon nests in northeast ohio, nine of which are in Cuyahoga County.

Thousands of people have watched the new falcons on a falcon cam run by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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