Falcon chicks hatch on NYC bridges

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May 28, 2009 8:52:53 AM PDT
Three pairs of peregrine falcons are spreading their wings with joy after five new chicks hatched high atop the towers of the Verrazano-Narrows, Throgs Neck and Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial bridges this season. To view a slideshow of the falcons, go to http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/gallery?section=news&id=6836169&photo=1

Three new chicks were born at the Verrazano, one at the Throgs Neck and one at Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial.

Although no longer on the federal list of endangered species, peregrine falcons are still on the state endangered species list.


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