The Canadian Peregrine Foundation

Peregrine Age Guide - Day 29


(Photo courtesy of the Kodak Birdcam, Rochester NY)

By day 29, the chicks often have their faces largely free of down, giving them a white-capped appearance.  On their backs, the remaining down often appears to be clumped together in certain areas, with extensive areas instead revealing the dark juvenile feathers. 

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