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]
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]
LIVE Feed from the Falcon Nest Box Atop the Briess Manitowoc Grain Elevator.
The 2014 Briess acquisition of a grain handling and storage operation in nearby Manitowoc, WI, came with a bonus—a Peregrine Falcon nest box. Over the last two years, … [More]
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This year, Monica Briess, current owner and CEO, made a special 10-hour trip to participate in the banding of our two newest members of Briess Peregrine Falcon Family. With the 2014 acquisition of the grain handling and storage operation in More]