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]
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]
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]
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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Early Saturday, April 16th, Valcor laid her fourth egg – making this a full clutch. Greg Septon, from the Urban Peregrine Falcon Recovery Effort in Wisconsin, has been watching the Briess Manitowoc Peregrine Falcon on the new webcam and … [More]