Category Archives: Peregrine Falcons

Minnesota Power and Light falcon cams now on youtube!

Peregrine Falcon Banding, MPL Hibbard 2018

Our friends at Minnesota Power and Light put their falcon cams on youtube! They can be watched on the MPL site at https://www.mnpower.com/Environment/FalconCam or at our site at https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/minnesota-power-and-light-falcons/. We usually begin seeing falcons in mid-February at Cohasset. Falcons are often seen through the winter in Duluth, so we might see the Hibbard falcons sooner than that. For a look at Duluth’s December-February peregrine sightings, click this link: http://bit.ly/2sIhmX3. If you see a falcon on either of these cams, please

2018 Banding Report

Falcon Linnea from GSB

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

A Reflection and a Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2018

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

Another pip in Decorah, falcon eggs, first-egg fundraiser!

2018: Pip in egg #2 in Decorah!

Our sharp-eyed mods and watchers spotted a pip in the second egg at Decorah this morning! Video here (and don’t miss D29 biting Mom’s feathers): https://youtu.be/vWGr_DJdhws The spring egg flood is here, with eggs at Great Spirit Bluff, Dairyland Power Genoa, US Bank La Crosse (this nest can be watched from a monitor in the bank’s lobby), Great River Energy, and Bay State Milling! We’re still waiting for first eggs at Xcel Energy’s King plant and we hope to have Xcel

Nest news: Eagles, eggs, falcons, and D27 on the move!

Dad and his eggs

Decorah Eagles Mom laid egg number three last night at 6:36 PM CT! The arrival of her third egg heralds the end of egg-laying, and the beginning of eaglet anticipation! We’re predicting a first hatch on April 1st and we’re trying to get a glimpse of all three eggs behind Mom and Dad’s Great Wall. While it has been warm, winter is not over yet! Mom and Dad are both piling up and pulling in husks and grasses to help

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