What a year it has been! Our banding season stretched from late May to early July this year, although a combination of black flies, hippoboscids, extreme weather, and reduced productivity caused our numbers to fall. In 2017, we banded 58 falcons at 22 sites as compared to 77 falcons at 25 sites in 2016. We also replaced cameras and microphones at many of our nests, started a new partnership with Explore to provide an ads-free stream of the Decorah Eagles,
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!