Tag Archives: Peregrine Falcons

Falcon Naming Contest Winners!

Congratulations to our naming contest winners! Thanks to all who posted their ideas; we had a lot of great suggestions. Drumroll please (or maybe flapping of wings)…the names of the three young male falcons are: Cobia (after the WWI sub docked at the Manitowoc Maritime Museum) — submitted by… [More]

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Falcon Mystery Revealed — Three Eggs Laid!

Three eggs have been laid and only one half of the pair remains a mystery. Our old friend Bartell is the father for the fourth year in a row, but the mother is an un-banded female who just started visiting recently.

It is Bartell!

Valcor, the female who frequented the nesting box … [More]

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Time to Watch the Falcon Cam!

It’s that time of year again and peregrine falcons have started frequenting the Briess nesting box in Manitowoc, Wisconsin! You might be surprised that the first birds to visit were not the falcons of years past. Our falcon expert, Greg Septon, has been watching the More]

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Young Falcons Named and Banded!

Congratulations to the winners of our falcon naming contest! Those who visit our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn pages were eligible to submit suggestions for names of our young falcons (eyasses) that hatched at our Manitowoc nesting box in early May. Our retiree panel reviewed a list… [More]

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Falcon Update — Estimated Egg Hatch

Spring is here and so is a full clutch of four eggs! If you were watching the live stream Wednesday, April 3 between 8-8:30 a.m., you likely noticed the laying of the fourth egg at our Manitowoc, Wisconsin, nesting box. A viewer actually witnessed the Bird’s side of the Birds and the Bees last … [More]

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