May 24, 2011 12:00 AM

Banding brothers duck angry mom, tag falcon chicks

OLYMPIA – Four newly hatched peregrine falcons had some unusual-looking visitors Monday. Four men, some wielding umbrellas to guard themselves from the chicks’ divebombing mom, stormed their nest atop the taller of two cranes overlooking West Bay at the Port of Olympia.

GALLERY: View more photos of the mother peregrine falcon and her chicks.

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