Over the past several years we have conducted nesting box studies. The chart below outlines some key information regarding our observations.  Since we did not have cameras in the nesting boxes in the early years of our research, data was not collected for 2011, 2012 and 2013.  For the current year data will be updated as observations of nesting box activities become available.

YEAR & NEST BOX

EGGS

HATCHED

NON VIABLE, SIBLISIDE, ABANDONMENT

MALE OR FEMALE

FLEDGED

2014             K-2

5

5

Sibliside 1

1 Male   3 Females

4

2015             K-2

4

0

Abandoned and eggs froze

0

0

2016     H.M.K.T

5

5

0

1 Male   4 Females

5

2017     H.M.K.T.

4

1

3 Nonviable

1 Male (DNA Samples)

1

2018     H.M.K.T.

5

5

0

3 Males  2 Females

5

2019             K-2

5

5

0

1 Male   4 Females

5

2020     H.M.K.T.

5

5

0

3 Male   2 Females (all banded)

5

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From 2014 to 2020 our nest boxes have successfully fledged 25 Kestrels. Remembering due to the proximity of the 2 nest boxes only one will be occupied for the season, due to territorial habits of the Kestrels. Below are the band numbers of the Kestrel fledges.

YEAR & DAY

NEST BOX

COORDINATES

MALE OR FEMALE

BAND NUMBER

2020   June 19

H.M.K.T.

49 56.497N    97 01.811W

Female

1373-14119

2020   June 19

H.M.K.T.

49 56.497N    97 01.811W

Male

1373-14120

2020   June 19

H.M.K.T.

49 56.497N    97 01.811W

Male

1373-14121

2020   June 19

H.M.K.T.

49 56.497N    97 01.811W

Male

1373-14122

2020   June 19

H.M.K.T.

49 56.497N    97 01.811W

Female

1373-14123

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