Volunteers identify, band and weigh Peregrine falcons at Sheraton Hamilton

HAMILTON, Ont. — Two peregrine falcon chicks were identified, banded and weighed by volunteers from the Canadian Peregrine Foundation and by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources on June 4 at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel.

Ryan Iverson, an engineering associate at Sheraton Hamilton, holds McMaster during the banding and identification process at the hotel.

Ryan Iverson, an engineering associate at Sheraton Hamilton, holds McMaster during the banding and identification process at the hotel.

HAMILTON, Ont. — Two peregrine falcon chicks were identified, banded and weighed by volunteers from the Canadian Peregrine Foundation and by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources on June 4 at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, in Hamilton, Ont.

The two peregrine falcons, McMaster (728 grams/20 days old) and Barton (730 grams/18 days old), are both females.

Featuring 300 guestrooms, the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel is located on Hamilton’s Jackson Square and offers more than 17,000 square feet of meeting space, as well as several food and beverage outlets, including Chagall’s restaurant and Loft lounge.