Tag Archives: Peregrine Falcon

Fully fledged and ready for takeoff

If you take a peek at the Briess Manitowoc Falcon Webcam, you will likely find one of two sights: an empty perch overlooking Lake Michigan or mom (“Valcor” (b/g) N/22) or dad (“Bartell” (b/blu) 41/A) taking a break after a long 3-months of nurturing their young eyasses. At this point, … [More]

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Happy belated Mother’s Day to Valcor, as the first egg hatches

Click below to watch the LIVE Feed from the falcon nest box atop the Briess Manitowoc Grain Elevator.

 

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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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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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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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