The falcons like to nest atop bridges, steeples and other high-rise structures because it affords them an excellent way to spot prey.
The chicks hatched three weeks ago on a girder six feet below the bridge’s lower level. Their parents are among 20 pairs of peregrine falcons living in New York City.
You think you’re on top of the world? Well, you don’t have anything on these chicks.
New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.
Fifty-four of these baby birds have born on the ledge of University Medical Center’s 17th floor since 1997. This year, there are five — two girls and three boys.