In 2018, we partnered with Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Neil Rettig Productions on a KestrelCam. The little kestrels were extremely funny to watch as the squabbled over food, played in the nest box, and interacted with one another. They were small but filled with boundless energy and more than willing to eat, or try to eat, food that was much larger (and longer) than they were! Although we liked everything about the kestrels, this was a favorite moment for
Turn back the clock with the 2018 American Kestrel cam and watch a breeding pair of kestrels raise four chicks in their nest box on a private property near Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin. Thanks to our cam partners at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Neil Rettig Productions for working with us to provide this window inside the lives of North America’s littlest falcon! Cornell has more kestrel videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXJZ8Lf9KIx66NrCz2czAMb1y5QzkK_eg.
To help kick-off Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, November 27, we wanted to talk about what we did this year. Here are the things that your donations got done. Please donate to the Raptor Resource Project to help us continue our work in 2019 and beyond! New Projects In 2018, we expanded our educational partnerships with Neil Rettig Productions and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, partnered with the Upper Mississippi National Wildlife and Fish Refuge and the Brice Prairie Conservation Association on
November 23rd would have been Bob Anderson’s birthday. I assume that our friend and founder would finally have achieved his dream of retirement – or at least semi-retirement – and be busy with his book by now. Given the thankful nature of the season, it seems like a good time to take stock of where the Raptor Resource Project has been, where it plans on going, and what I have to be thankful for. For those of you who don’t
We are so excited to announce a new partnership and a new cam! You can watch American Kestrels live on our website at raptorresource.org/birdcams/american-kestrels/ or on Cornell’s website at cams.AllAboutBirds.org/channel/58/American_Kestrels. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do! The young birds began hatching out of their eggs on June 14th, and the remaining egg in the nest is unlikely to hatch at this point. Over the next 3-4 weeks the nestlings will transform from downy bobbleheads to sleek,