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Riverside Church Peregrine Falcons

Seven blocks north and a few blocks west of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine is Riverside Church.  A pair of Peregrine Falcons have two fledglings there, who on late Saturday afternoon made the worst racket imaginable begging for food.

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A fledgling on Riverside Church.

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Fledgling and adult in flight.

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Fledgling in flight.

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Fledgling in Peregrine diving mode.
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Adult Peregrine preparing food for a fledgling.  It rained feathers.

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The adult on the Interfaith Center, which everyone refers to as the "God Box".

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A fledgling (right) comes in to eat.

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Even with food it still yells.

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A little calmer after eating.