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Falcon news and brews

We last left our falcons with a new female in town unsure if the 2017/2016 female, “Valcor”  (b/g) N/22, would reclaim her nest site or if she would succumb to the new unbanded female. “Bartell,” (b/blu) 41/A, sat idly by as the females sorted out the battle for the nest site. It is not … [More]

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And then there were four

On Saturday, April 15, “Valcor” (b/g) N/22 laid her fourth egg. This will probably be the last egg laid this year, making the estimated hatch dates May 17-19, 2017. Peregrine falcons typically lay 3 or 4 eggs each season. Slightly smaller than a chicken egg, the eggs are speckled with dark to… [More]

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Briess falcon cam update: two eggs have been laid

Congratulations are in order for Valcor and Patriot.

Valcor laid her first egg on Saturday, April 9th around 5:00 PM. Then late Monday evening she laid her second egg. We’ll likely see a few more eggs laid in the coming days with 4 being considered a full clutch. Peregrines generally lay an… [More]

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