Need something to get you through Monday? Here’s a pic of an adorable clutch of baby peregrine falcons on banding day at Cabrillo National Monument (@cabrillonps) in #California. At birth, peregrine chicks weigh about 1.5 ounces, but they grow quickly -- they can double their weight in just six days. They reach nearly full size after only seven weeks. Cool fact about #peregrine falcons: They are among the fastest birds, flying at up to 55 mph and diving at more than 200 mph when striking avian prey in mid-air. Photo by #NationalPark Service. #usinterior #FindYourPark #wildlife
U.S. Department of the Interior @usinterior
U.S. Department of the Interior @usinterior

Need something to get you through Monday? Here’s a pic of an adorable clutch of baby peregrine falcons on banding day at Cabrillo National Monument (@cabrillonps) in #California. At birth, peregrine chicks weigh about 1.5 ounces, but they grow quickly -- they can double their weight in just six days. They reach nearly full size after only seven weeks. Cool fact about #peregrine falcons: They are among the fastest birds, flying at up to 55 mph and diving at more than 200 mph when striking avian prey in mid-air. Photo by #NationalPark Service. #usinterior #FindYourPark #wildlife

Need something to get you through Monday? Here’s a pic of an adorable clutch of baby peregrine falcons on banding day at Cabrillo National Monument ( #cabrillonps) in #California. At birth, peregrine chicks weigh about 1.5 ounces, but they grow quickly -- they can double their weight in just six days. They reach nearly full size after only seven weeks. Cool fact about #peregrine falcons: They are among the fastest birds, flying at up to 55 mph and diving at more than 200 mph when striking avian prey in mid-air. Photo by #NationalPark Service. #usinterior #FindYourPark #wildlife

 Cabrillo National Monument

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undefined @westbymikewest
@westbymikewest
@bakerchelsey not cute babies

2 months ago


undefined @lpier26
@lpier26
This is too intense!!

2 months ago


undefined @wishingimpossiblethings
@wishingimpossiblethings
I love them. Even if their is the slightest chance they could get hurt with lead pellets. Then let's not hurt them. They are so cute

2 months ago


undefined @thegoodclimbsarekillingme
@thegoodclimbsarekillingme
@squawstin these are the bastards!

2 months ago


undefined @simashah01
@simashah01
Please preserve our national monuments including our national parks. Let future generations enjoy these beautiful spaces

2 months ago


undefined @jinjinlikesyou
@jinjinlikesyou
Please keep updating how are these babies doing ! Love birds!

2 months ago


undefined @kaitib
@kaitib
@yourgirlchuck awwww you look so cute here

2 months ago


undefined @tea.wrecks
@tea.wrecks
Grumpy lil piles of dryer lint 😍

2 months ago


undefined @g.w.e.n.l.o
@g.w.e.n.l.o
A 'clutch'? Is that the term for a bunch of any baby birds?? So cute!

2 months ago


undefined @41mevon
@41mevon
Stunning pic 👍

2 months ago



undefined @karebearrawr28
@karebearrawr28
@blackmiche we could've seen those wee little fluffy fluffs!

2 months ago


undefined @blackmiche
@blackmiche
@karebearrawr28 you failed me.

2 months ago


undefined @karebearrawr28
@karebearrawr28
@blackmiche we'll just have to go back 😝

2 months ago


undefined @_bangela_
@_bangela_
Be still my heart

2 months ago


undefined @joelmont_
@joelmont_
😍😍

2 months ago


undefined @manikrishna
@manikrishna
@erikyarosh they are actually all bear eyes

2 months ago


undefined @mjpazology
@mjpazology
Cute!

2 months ago


undefined @erikyarosh
@erikyarosh
@manikrishna oh no

2 months ago


undefined @lsmitts
@lsmitts
@wheels_sds

2 months ago



undefined @usinterior
@usinterior
@miriam.seta117 so glad you like them! We thought these little guys were so funny!

2 months ago


undefined @usinterior
@usinterior
@ramarob they were banding the birds and took this photo while doing that

2 months ago


undefined @usinterior
@usinterior
@bookcasefrenzy awkward is a great way of describing them!

2 months ago


undefined @usinterior
@usinterior
@robby47 thanks for sharing -- we will check out that book!

2 months ago


undefined @usinterior
@usinterior
Hope you had a great time there!

2 months ago


undefined @usinterior
@usinterior
@ericaonelove so glad to hear!

2 months ago



undefined @drschorr
@drschorr
@greatmindz 🐣 in San Diego!

2 months ago


undefined @denisekoloc
@denisekoloc
Oh boy!

2 months ago


undefined @surfbodyworkout
@surfbodyworkout
Cute

2 months ago


undefined @cabrillonps
@cabrillonps
@usinterior thanks for spotlighting our favorite fluffy friends ❤️❤️❤️and thanks America for helping us protect them

2 months ago


undefined @alisarudy
@alisarudy
@sshamash

2 months ago


undefined @deebirdwatcher
@deebirdwatcher
Thank you. Sweeet. Driving change now. I'm on. Catch you later. 😘

2 months ago


undefined @resist_oppression
@resist_oppression
They go from full blown ugly to mesmerizingly beautiful so fast.

2 months ago


undefined @michaelanishchoudhary
@michaelanishchoudhary
Stunning 😍😍😍

2 months ago


undefined @alibrin
@alibrin
@alphabretsoup 😳😍HGH!!!

2 months ago


undefined @alce_orso
@alce_orso
😍😍😙😙😙😙😙

2 months ago


undefined @apchemistry
@apchemistry
I can double my weight in six days, too! @fullmooncoyote

2 months ago


undefined @junkietrunk
@junkietrunk
WoW..... Amazing 🐦

a month ago