FW: Peregrine falcon

To: Carl Clifford <>
Subject: FW: Peregrine falcon
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2013 21:01:21 +1100
I'm afraid someone else is going to have to do the research. I don't really 
know where Circular Quay is in relation to any Sydney suburbs. The nest is most 
likely going to be within gliding/falling distance of there.

Peter Shute

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> On 2 Dec 2013, at 8:30 pm, "Carl Clifford" <> wrote:
> Peter,
> There was a pair nesting on a building somewhere in the northern part of 
> Sydney CBD, some years ago. Perhaps the Birds in Backyards people might be a 
> help. Also, I vaguely remember one or more posts on B-A some years bak.
> Cheers,
> Carl Clifford
>> On 2 Dec 2013, at 15:34, Peter Shute <> wrote:
>> Caroline Enfield from WIRES has asked me about the location of the building 
>> featured in the recently discussed episode of Bondi Vet, because she has 
>> found a fledgling at Circular Quay.
>> I gave her the link to watch the show, and she thinks the building was Bondi 
>> Westfield, too far away from Circular Quay to be where this fledgling is 
>> from. She's wondering if anyone knows of a closer nest.
>> Peter Shute
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Caroline  
>> Sent: Monday, 2 December 2013 1:46 PM
>> To: Peter Shute
>> Subject: Peregrine falcon
>> Hi Peter,
>> I was very interested in the thread another of my WIRES friends kindly sent 
>> me, of your recent discussions re the Bondi Vet programme. I don't watch it 
>> myself either, and I understand the show was actually a re-run of an old 
>> episode so my query now may not be relevant, but I was wondering if you 
>> happened to notice the exact location of the building? 
>> I ask because at the moment I have in care a fledgling peregrine at the same 
>> stage of development, still reluctant to fly but as you know that's quite 
>> normal for these young birds to start with, it's a pretty overhwelming 
>> experience leaving the ledge.
>> He was found under a car at Circular Quay so if there is any info at all you 
>> or your colleaugues have that might help me accurately locate the roosting 
>> site I'd be very grateful. 
>> The bird is doing well and getting some exercise, but I'd like to get him 
>> back out there in the wild as soon as I can, the nearer to home turf the 
>> better, while the parents will still be willing to support and educate him.
>> Many thanks
>> Caroline
>> Caroline Enfield
>> Chair/State Coordinator
>> WIRES Raptor Management Team
>> 0403 895 501
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