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Peregrine Age Guide - Day 16

(Photo courtesy of the Kodak Birdcam, Rochester NY)

Around day 16, dark spots can be seen along the edges of the wings, indicating the growth of the flight feathers underneath the covering of down.  The down on the head also begins to take on a "rougher" texture around this time.

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