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Wildlife officials band B.G. falcon chicks

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Mason Bell, left, assists wildlife officials Jennifer Norris, center, and acting wildlife management supervisor Bob Ford band a peregrine falcon chick.

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Mason Bell, 2, of Perrysburg, is the first volunteer to help the wildlife officials like Jennifer Norris to band peregrine falcon chicks.

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This is one of the two female falcon chicks, about 21 days old, that live in the clock tower of the Wood County Courthouse in Bowling Green, Ohio. She is being held by Bib Ford, acting wildlife management supervisor.

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Bob Ford, acting wildlife management supervisor, left and holding chick, and Jennifer Norris, wildlife biologist and the peregrine falcon coordinator for the state, banding a chick in the atrium of the Wood County Courthouse.

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Jeff Helvoigt, left, and his daughter Adelyn, 5, watch as two peregrine falcon chicks are banded.

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A female peregrine falcon chick has no interest in the ring presented by ODNR wildlife biologist Jennifer Norris.

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Jennifer Norris, wildlife biologist and the peregrine falcon coordinator for the state, left, bands a peregrine falcon chick held by Bob Ford, acting wildlife management supervisor.

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Dempsey Fox, 7, of Bowling Green, is excited to help wildlife specialists band a peregrine falcon chick.

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Hatden Fox, 5, left, greets his brother Dempsey Fox, 7, right, both of Bowling Green, after Dempsey helped to band a peregrine falcon chick. Behind them is their mother, Angelique Schuster.

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