We Have Names – Dakota, Cheyenne, Endura, Hunter!

by   |   June 16, 2016

We are proud to announce the names of the newest batch of WoodmenLife Tower falcon chicks! Their names are:
Dakota, female, #49/U
Cheyenne, female, #52/U
Endura, female, #53/U
Hunter, male, #H/57
The winning name suggestions were submitted by Joey Sarinana from…


2016 WoodmenLife Falcon Banding

by   |   June 1, 2016

May 27 was banding day at the WoodmenLife Tower as workers from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Fontenelle Forest Raptor Recovery came to inspect and band the young falcons. As a bonus, recovery expert, Betsy Finch,…


2016 Falcon Banding & Naming Contest

by   |   May 23, 2016

Fontenelle Forest Raptor Recovery and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will visit WoodmenLife May 27 for the annual ritual of banding the new chicks.

The birds, about 4 weeks old, will be collected from the nest to…


Four Falcon Chicks are Keeping Parents Busy

by   |   May 20, 2016

Hunting has ramped up for the WoodmenLife Tower falcons since early May, when all four eggs hatched. The baby chicks are voracious eaters, keeping mom and dad busy.

The chicks wait impatiently in the nest until mom or…


Easter Egg Roll

by   |   March 30, 2016

We have eggs! The WoodmenLife Tower falcons have laid their first two eggs. According to the time-lapse photos taken by our falcon-cam viewers, it looks like the first egg was laid on Easter morning at approximately 4:00am,…



Getting to Know You?

by   |   March 18, 2016

Well, it's been a few weeks since we were introduced to both the male and the female in the WoodmenLife Tower nest. However, there's not been much activity recently. Every time we check out the nest, we will see…


WoodmenLife has some new neighbors in the nest!

by   |   March 4, 2016

It looks like we have some new Peregrine neighbors moving into the WoodmenLife  North Falcon Nest. And while they haven’t introduced themselves by allowing us a clear shot of their bands, we can make a few assumptions from…


Falcon Young Receive Names; Lilly Dies

by   |   June 22, 2015

The WoodmenLife Tower Falcons officially received their names on June 16, following a Facebook vote. The names are:

Charlotte (B/85)
Penelope (B/86)
Lilly (B/90)
Max (H31)

The winning names were submitted by Sandra Phillips of Macedonia, Ohio.

WoodmenLife hosted its annual falcon chick-naming…