Tag Archives: Peregrine Falcons

Celebrating Earth Day

April 22 marks the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, a national day focused on the environment and founded by former U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin. Earth Day is now acknowledged throughout the world as a … [More]

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2017 Year in Review

2017 was a full year at Briess, here are just a few things that happened this past year.

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Banding of the Falcons

On Tuesday, June 6th our 2017 Peregrine Falcon eyases were banded. In honor of the 2017 Briess Retirees, the four eyases have been named:

Schwarz – after Jim Schwarz from the Chilton Malthouse (Retired May 2017 after 45 years of service)

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The first egg has been laid

On Sunday, April 9, “Valcor” (b/g) N/22 laid her first egg. This is Valcor’s second year at the Manitowoc nest site. Her new mate appears to be “Bartell” (b/blu) 41/A, produced in 2015 at the MG&E nest site in Madison, WI. Last week, there was a territorial battle with who, we believe,… [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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