raptorresource First fledge confirmed the morning of 6/13/12, although we don’t know who it was!
From Sue She on YouTube:
Published on Jun 13, 2012 by Sue She
The view of what was happening at the nest at the time of first fledge for the 2012 season. Official fledge time was 750am cdt. On video, note the flight at 7:45:18 cdt.
The fledgling’s muscles are strong enough to sustain flight, but the bird is still dependent on the parents for continuing care.
Source- wiki- Fledge.