Falcon chick living on Westar building dies

One of the three falcons on the Westar energy roof in downtown Topeka has died. Joule was rescued from the street two weekends ago. After storms with high winds blew through the area. it’s not clear if the falcon’s passing was related to that fall.

The other chicks have been checked out and appear to be doing fine. Biologist Brad loveless says Peregine chicks have about a 50 percent survival rate.

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