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This could mean the third one is incoming March 31st! Do not panic if you notice the female isn't sitting on her first bunch of eggs very often - the eggs will not perish before she begins incubation.
3/29/2017: As anticipated, the female laid the second egg around am this morning. It is typical for kestrels to lay one egg every other day, so we anticipate the second one to show up on Wednesday sometime. The average clutch for an American Kestrel is five eggs, and they do not typically begin incubating the eggs fully until all five are laid.The kestrel nesting season has concluded for 2017, with four fledglings now flying out in the world.Therefore, Kestrel Cam is turned off for now, however,you can check out our forums to discuss kestrels with experts, or follow us on social media to follow continued kestrel discovery. This Kestrel Cam is located in Boise, Idaho at The Peregrine Fund’s World Center for Birds of Prey.We're kicking off earlier this year, so that viewers can witness American Kestrel courtship behaviors!
Here is some things to keep an eye out for: The male kestrel coaxes female kestrels to his chosen nest site with gifts and display flights.
This first flight is called 'fledging' and it is when a baby bird mostly leaves the nest for good.