Kestrels http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Kestrels Return To Boise Nest Box: Research Project Grows Dramatically http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/kestrels-return-boise-nest-box-research-project-grows-dramatically <p></p><p>The Peregrine Fund’s <a href="http://kestrel.peregrinefund.org/index.php?action=home" target="_blank">American Kestrel Partnership</a> launched its 2013 <a href="http://kestrel.peregrinefund.org/index.php?action=webcams" target="_blank">KestrelCams</a> today.&nbsp; Already the breeding pair has laid one egg.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 20:06:23 +0000 Samantha Wright 24654 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Kestrels Return To Boise Nest Box: Research Project Grows Dramatically Boise Kestrels Fledge From Nest http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-kestrels-fledge-nest <p>The five baby&nbsp;kestrels&nbsp;born in a <a href="http://kestrel.peregrinefund.org/webcams" target="_blank">nest box</a> at the <a href="http://www.peregrinefund.org/world-center" target="_blank">World Center for Birds of Prey</a> in Boise have grown up and are beginning to leave their cradle.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 12:15:10 +0000 Samantha Wright 8611 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise Kestrels Fledge From Nest Kestrel Chicks Hatch In Boise http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/kestrel-chicks-hatch-boise <p>The kestrels have hatched!&nbsp; In a <a href="http://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/citizen-scientists-get-chance-help-declining-kestrels" target="_blank">story</a> we told you last month, the <a href="http://www.peregrinefund.org/index.php" target="_blank">Peregrine Fund</a> is asking citizen scientists to put up nest boxes and monitor American Kestrel populations across the U.S.&nbsp; The <a href="http://kestrel.peregrinefund.org/index.php?action=home" target="_blank">American Kestrel Partnership</a> has a box with a webcam posted at the <a href="http://www.peregrinefund.org/world-ce Tue, 29 May 2012 18:35:42 +0000 Samantha Wright 7092 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Kestrel Chicks Hatch In Boise Citizen Scientists Get Chance To Help Declining Kestrels http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/citizen-scientists-get-chance-help-declining-kestrels <p>It&rsquo;s nesting time for many birds in Idaho, including the American Kestrel.&nbsp; In fact, you can watch a pair of kestrels sitting on their eggs right now, through a live webcam.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s part of a new project by the <a href="http://www.peregrinefund.org/index.php" target="_blank">Peregrine Fund </a>that launches today to get people involved in helping gather information n kestrels.&nbsp; The goal is to help scientists understand why the American Kestrel is in <a href="http://kestrel.peregrinefund.org/kestrel-decline" target="_blank">steady decline across North America</a>.</p Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:34:41 +0000 Samantha Wright 4736 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Citizen Scientists Get Chance To Help Declining Kestrels