Tag Archives: Falcon Cam

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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Spring and falcons are in the air

Throughout the United States, winter has been all over the board. We have experienced a warmer than average season in the Midwest and abundant amounts of snowfall in the western and northeastern states. While winter may not be able to make up her mind, Peregrine Falcons have decided it’s time to… [More]

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Summer has come and gone, but Valcor and Patriot remain

We last left our falcon update in June. The young eyasses had been named, banded and growing by the day. At times the young appeared larger than their parents, but this was only because of their downy plumage. Soon they began bouncing around and becoming restless, eager to take their first leap … [More]

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The Banding of the Briess Falcons

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On Tuesday, June 7th Greg Septon banded the four eyasses at the Briess Manitowoc, WI, Nest Site.  Peregrine falcons are banded to provide researchers with valuable data on peregrine survival rates, dispersal distances and population growth rates.

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Vote for your favorite falcon name

Over the last several weeks, names were submitted from across the country. Our 2016 Briess Falcon Naming Committee met and narrowed the submitted names down to eight, which are being voted on for the four eyasses’ names. Cast your vote for your favorite falcon name.

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