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Ohio's Falcon Nesting Sites

The map below illustrates the locations of recent peregrine falcon nesting sites. Roll over a location on the map to view more details about the nest.

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Ohio Nesting Sites Information

Clicking the # of a site in the table below will display the location on the Ohio map displayed above. To view details about the nest click "View Nest Detail."

# on Map

Location

Nest Site Name

Additional Information

1

Aberdeen

J.M. Stuart Power Plant

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2

Akron

Landmark Building

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3

Avon

Avon Lake Power Plant

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4

Boston

I-80 Turnpike Bridge

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5

Bowling Green

Wood County Court House

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6

Brecksville

Station Road Bridge

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7

Brilliant

Cardinal Power Plant

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8

Brook Park

Brook Park Bridge I-480

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9

Canton

Bank One Building

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10

Cincinnati

PNC Bank

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11

Cleveland

Bohn Building

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12

Cleveland

Cleveland Clinic

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13

Cleveland

Lakeshore Power Plant

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14

Cleveland

Superior Building

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15

Cleveland

I-90 Bridge

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16

Cleveland

LTV/Mittal Steel

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17

Cleveland

Terminal Tower

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18

Cleveland

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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19

Cleveland

25th Street Bridge

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20

Cleveland/Valley View

I-480 Bridge

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21

Cleves

Miami Fort Station Power Plant

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22

Columbus

Rhodes State Office Tower

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23

Columbus

OSU

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24

Cuyahoga Falls

Cathedral Tower

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25

Dayton

Liberty Bank Tower

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26

Eastlake

First Energy Eastlake Power Plant

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27

Ironton

Ironton-Russell Bridge

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28

Lakewood

Hilliard Road Bridge

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29

Lima

Bank One Building

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30

Lorain

21st Street Bridge

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31

Lorain

Steel Mill

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32

Middletown

AK Steel

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33

Moscow

Zimmer Power Plant

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34

New Richmond

Beckjord Power Station

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35

Oregon

Bay Shore Power Plant

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36

Port Clinton

Ottawa County Court House

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37

Sandusky

St. Mary's Catholic Church

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38

Sandusky

Sandusky Bay coal dock

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39

Sciotoville

Train trestle - Ohio River

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40

Shaker Heights

Tower East

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41

Springfield

Tecumseh Building

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42

Toledo

Commodore Perry Motor Inn

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43

Toledo

University of Toledo

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44

Warren

Water Department Tower

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45

Wrightsville

Killen Power Station

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46

Youngstown

First National Bank Tower

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47

Youngstown

Millennia Housing Building

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48

Youngstown

Mahoning County Courthouse

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Summary of 2012 Ohio Peregrine Falcon Nesting Season

Ohio Division of Wildlife staff and volunteers have had a busy 2012 season with a confirmed 36 sites with territorial pairs, of which 23 sites have fledged 59 juveniles.  This year a total of approximately 90 eggs were laid at the sites across the state.  This year we were able to band at 16 sites. 

Other Sightings & Information:

  • New female at Stuart Station replaced *V/*X (Kinka) dead 4/1.
  • The Dayton pair as abandoned their first nest (eggs laid on 3/15 incubating 3/19) in the window well and is back up in the box
  • Beckjord first nesting attempt failed on 3/13 (egg laying 3/3), now renested and incubating as of 4/19.
  • A 2010 hatch bird from Lima (blk/red 81/D) was seen on 6/7 on the Sylvania Water Tower.
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: McKees is incubating on the 25th Street Bridge. Saw food exchange. Diana (K/87 b/g) no longer present on the Fulton Rd. Bridge.
  • I-80 Turnpike Bridge in Boston: Failed around 3/26/12 & renested on 4/4/12.
  • Canton: Unbanded male present at nest box on 4/1/2012. JoJo (blk/rd 30/B '10 Cleveland Clinic) no longer present. Unbanded male not incubating, but is bringing food into Mystic.
  • Eastlake: One adult bird present by nest box on 4/4/2012. Another falcon flew by and was chased off by adult. Assume other adult is in box on eggs.
  • I-90: Visited site on 4/4/2012. No falcons around, but construction workers have been seeing them from time to time.
  • Lakeshore Power Plant: Visited on 4/4/2012. No falcons around, but workers have been hearing them.
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: New nest site on the Fulton Rd. Bridge. McKees (female) was injured by GG at the Hilliard Rd. Bridge on 3/6/12. Has wound in chest.
  • I-80 Turnpike Bridge in Boston: Renested and incubating around 4/4/12.
  • I-90: Falcons are nesting on Span 2 over river.
  • Steel Mill/21st Bridge: Falcons present, but no access to location where they have been seen at the mill.
  • Terminal Tower: Juvenile female (b/r 29/U) was picked up on May 27th and taken to rehab. Placed back at Terminal on May 29. She flew on May 30th around 4pm to the 15th floor successfully.
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