A gyrfalcon lands on a man's hand. (Credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

World’s Largest Falcon Species, Gyrfalcon, Spotted In Chicago Area

Chicago’s hosting an extremely rare visitor which is good for bird watchers but tough on other birds, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


This rapidly growing baby falcon is living on the roof of a Gold Coast senior high-rise. (Betty Bergstrom)

Senior High-Rise Plays Host To Baby Falcon

For decades, the falcon population in the United States dropped dramatically because of the insecticide DDT. But now there are more than 20 pairs in Illinois.