Monthly Archives: February 2018

Nest news! Eggs, falcons, and more!

Mom Decorah in Snow

Decorah and Fort St. Vrain As of 5:48PM CT last night, we had two eggs in Decorah! Mom laid her 31st egg on this territory in a cold, drizzly rained that turned to snow as she slept. This makes three eggs at Fort St. Vrain and two in Decorah. If Mom lays another egg (she tends to lay three eggs), it will most likely come on February 28. Her first and second eggs tend to be two to three days

First egg of the year in Decorah!

Decorah Eagles: 1st Egg of 2018!

Mom Decorah laid her first egg tonight at 7:28PM CT tonight! Congratulations to Mom and Dad on their incredible 30th egg! We’ll post video as we get it, along with more photos for everyone’s baby-eee books! Egg-citing times are ahead for both of our Decorah nests! Pre-egg work Decorah Dad brings Mom dinner, Mom readies the nursery: https://youtu.be/7ij3qorEQiI. Egg laying takes a lot of work and Mom and Dad seem to start preparations well in advance. Dad feeds Mom, who

Nest News!

With the laying of eggs at Xcel Energy’s Fort St. Vrain site, our season has begun! Look for a semi-regular round-up of news from around our nests! Xcel Energy Fort St. Vrain: Ma and Pa FSV laid egg number one on Sunday, February 12! It was first seen at 10:08PM MT and was probably laid not long before that. They laid egg number two on February 15 at 9:34PM, and we are waiting for egg #3. Assuming everything is going

Benefit for Birds of Prey!

Celtic Junction Fundraiser

Join us at the Celtic Junction in St. Paul, MN on Saturday, February 17th for our annual Birds of Prey Benefit! We will have three speakers, musical guests, a silent auction, and a cash bar! John Howe will talk about the Raptor Resource Project, Frank Taylor will discuss his hawk banding station on the North Shore, and Vanessa Greene, the director of the Twin Cities Metro Osprey Watch, will be speaking about her Osprey research. For more information follow this