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Bowling Green Falcon Chicks Banded

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A mother peregrine falcon perches near her nest in the clock tower at the clock tower at the Wood County Courthouse in Bowling Green Wednesday.

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Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife biologist Jennifer Norris, left, and wildlife management supervisor J. Scott Butterworth, remove peregrine falcon chicks from their nest in the clock tower at the Wood County Courthouse.

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Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife biologist Jennifer Norris, left, and wildlife management supervisor J. Scott Butterworth, remove a peregrine falcon chick from its nest.

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Biologist Jennifer Norris, center, carries a baby peregrine falcon chicks to a bucket after removing it from the nest.

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Biologist Jennifer Norris makes her way to the ground floor after removing peregrine falcon chicks from their nest in the bell tower at the Wood County Courthouse in Bowling Green.

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A mother peregrine falcon keeps watch after Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife workers remove her chicks from the nest.

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Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife management supervisor J. Scott Butterworth holds a peregrine falcon chick as biologist Jennifer Norris puts an identification band on it.

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A crowd gathered in the atrium of the Wood County Courthouse, including Don Potter, second from right, and his daughter Amy Potter, right, to watch as peregrine falcon chicks are banded.

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Wildlife management supervisor J. Scott Butterworth holds a peregrine falcon chick as biologist Jennifer Norris puts an identification band on it.

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Cinda Stutzman and her daughter Olivia Stutzman, 4, of Bowling Green, watch as the falcon chicks are banded and get their blood drawn.

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One of four falcon chicks is banded by Ohio Division of Wildlife workers.

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Bowling Green resident Lydia Brunner, 6, helps Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife biologist Jennifer Norris, right, put an identification band on a peregrine falcon chick.

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