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Bird Rescued from Downtown Salt Lake at Just the Right Moment

Bird Rescued from Downtown Salt Lake at Just the Right Moment



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(KSL News) Peregrine falcons aren't the only birds of prey on downtown's Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

Once again, peregrine chicks are preparing to make their first flights from a perch on the old building.

A little raptor fell onto Brett Eliason's car windshield today.

Bird Rescued from Downtown Salt Lake at Just the Right Moment

Bob Walters with the Division of Wildlife Resources determined the bird is an American kestrel.

Another kestrel had fallen Sunday.

The brother and sister are both in raptor rehab. Walters tells us peregrines kill kestrels if they get a chance.

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