You know us because of the Decorah Eagles, or the Decorah North Eagles, or the Flyway Cam, but do you know about our peregrine falcon program or Hawk Hill banding station? Click the link below to download our 2018 Banding Report. It has all the information! https://www.raptorresource.org/pdf/2018RaptorResourceProjectBandingReport.pdf
We got another postcard from D27! As daylight length dwindles, the sun’s inclination falls, and snow clouds pile up, it isn’t uncommon for our eagles to ‘go dark’. Depending on the weather, there might not be enough sun in the sky to charge transmitter batteries – so cross your talons for some sun! D27’s airmail let us know that she is staying in and around the Decorah area. The deep river valleys, trees, and open water are providing her with
We had a sub-adult visitor to N2B this morning. Don’t blink or you will miss it! Adult eagles are often a little more accepting of sub-adult and juvenile intruders than they are of adults, but they don’t have a welcome mat out on the nest! https://youtu.be/EZGYHv30ToY
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