Daily Archives: May 24, 2017

These birds mean business — and cuteness — in the Back Bay

Beacon Capital Partners on Wednesday hosted a banding ceremony to identify and track four peregrine falcons that hatched atop 177 Huntington Ave. earlier this month.

Peregrine falcons are the fastest birds in the world and are capable of diving at speeds of up to 242 miles per hour, according to the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Four chicks — called “eyases” — hatched on May 11 atop the 25-story skyscraper at 177 Huntington Ave., which is located adjacent to the Christian Science Plaza in Boston’s Back Bay. [Read more…]