Tag Archives: Peregrine Falcons

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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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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