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Life on the ledge: Watch falcons nesting on B'more skyscraper
Life on the ledge: Watch falcons nesting on B'more skyscraper

Talk about urban homesteading! For more than 35 years, peregrine falcons have been nesting on a skyscraper high above downtown Baltimore. Now, the public can follow this long-running wildlife saga, via a webcam mounted on a ledge overlooking the birds' nest on the 33rd floor of the TransAmerica building at 100 Light St. This up-close look at avian domesticity is provided by The Chesapeake Conservancy, which promotes conservation, stewardship and access of the Chesapeake Bay, its lands and rivers. Found on every continent except Antarctica, peregrine falcons are one of the best-known conservation success stories. They were almost eradicated from eastern North America by...

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