Meet The River Hawks


Peregrine falcons are the world’s fastest birds, capable of diving from great heights at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. These majestic raptors tend to nest on rocky cliffs as well as on tall buildings and structures in heavily urbanized areas.

Since 2007, a pair of peregrine falcons has called UMass Lowell’s East Campus home. As of spring 2013, they have successfully hatched and raised a total of 19 chicks in a pair of gravel-filled wooden nest boxes mounted on the roof of 18-story Fox Hall.

Four Peregrine Falcon
Chicks Born To
Merri & Mack (2014)

Peregrine Falcon
Chicks Born On Top
of Fox Hall (2013)

Peregrine Falcon
Chicks (2012)
Peregrine Falcons
On Top of Fox Hall
(2010) - Video Playlist