SAN FRANCISCO A peregrine bird of prey whose long-term mate kicked the bucket this week in the midst of the reproducing season seems to have tracked down another accomplice to help her lid two eggs.
Grinnell, one of an adored sets of peregrine birds of prey who made their long-term home on the chime tower at the University of California, Berkeley, was tracked down dead Thursday. Under 24 hours after the fact, his accomplice Annie had mated with another untagged male hawk, Cal Falcons, a gathering that screens the birds, said on Twitter Friday.추천픽
“Whenever a mated Peregrine passes on during the rearing season, the most probable result of the home is surrender,” Cal Falcons tweeted. “In intriguing cases, another mate can come in, lay out a bond with the leftover individual, and take on the chicks.”
The new bird of prey additionally seemed keen on brooding Annie’s eggs and played out numerous romance presentations with Annie in the wake of going through the night in her rock home, the gathering said.
“Albeit these two eggs actually probably won’t make it, this is an uplifting advancement,” they said. “We will keep our eyes out for prey conveyances and brooding specifically, as those two ways of behaving will be a sign of a possibly fruitful home.”
Grinnell was tracked down dead on a road and was possible hit by a vehicle, the gathering said. Grinnell and Annie had been settling on the college’s 307-foot-tall Campanile since late 2016 and created 13 chicks.
Grinnell was gone after by different birds of prey the previous fall and spent almost three weeks in a natural life emergency clinic recovering, while different adversaries pursued Annie. In any case, he returned and spectators felt that several was holding once more.
A couple of hours before he passed on, Grinnell was seen safeguarding the home against another peregrine bird of prey. Cal Falcons said it’s conceivable that the new hawk is the one that Grinnell battled, however a physical issue on the bird’s left foot has all the earmarks of being more established.