Peregrine Falcons and Blogs

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

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

2016 Banding Report

Banding at Castle Rock

Good evening, everyone! Our 2016 banding report is done! You can download it and read it (or just enjoy the pictures) here: https://www.raptorresource.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2016-bandingreport.pdf or access it via this page: https://www.raptorresource.org/about-us/annual-reports-and-papers/. We hope you enjoy it!

Giving Tuesday Interviews!

Join us for a special chat session on the Decorah Eagles Ustream channel this Tuesday, November 29, for Giving Tuesday! Chat will be open from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm. To participate or watch, follow this link: http://www.ustream.tv/decoraheagles From 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM, we will be broadcasting live from Lori Carnes’ 2nd grade classroom. We will interact with the class and learn about the Decorah Eagles as we present RRP’s Education In Action initiative. Amy will get John in front of

First Peregrine Hatches of 2016!

Peregrine falcons at DPC Genoa

We have our first known peregrine hatches of the year! Dairyland Power Genoa began hatch on April 28th, with three eyass falcons hatching on the same day, and Great River Energy Elk River had its first hatch just this morning. Our hatch estimates for this week are: Xcel Sherco: May 3rd Great Spirit Bluff: May 3rd Xcel Allen S. King: May 6th To watch live: Xcel Energy cams: http://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/xcel-energy-cams/ DPC Genoa: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/dpc-genoa-falcons GRE Elk River: http://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/great-river-energy-falcons/ Great Spirit Bluff: http://www.ustream.tv/greatspiritblufffalcons

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