What is it About Falcons?

by   |   April 26, 2017

This is the “wait and see” phase of the falcon season – that 30 or so day period during incubation where we only see the falcons sit on the nest. And yet we tune in to the…


Sunny Days in Omaha

by   |   April 6, 2017

We Omahans are wondering, what’s that big bright orb in the sky?

It’s the sun! They say Omaha officially gets 214 days of sunshine a year (pales to Denver’s 245 but comes close to Austin’s 228), but these…


4 Eggs in the Box!

by   |   March 31, 2017

We’re excited to see that Charity laid her fourth egg! The incubation period for Peregrine Falcons lasts approximately 34 days, so the eggs will be hatching before we know it.

Baby falcons are called eyasses. They are born…


It’s a Trio!

by   |   March 27, 2017

Charity laid her third egg on Sunday morning – and there’s still a strong possibility she will lay a fourth.

The falcons are looking after their nest more closely these days – and falcon fans are looking more…


Two Eggs and Two Falcons

by   |   March 23, 2017

We have two eggs in the nest!

We’re seeing the falcons incubate the eggs more today – and we’ve seen both falcons in the nest, too. We had heard reports of falcons around the mid-town area of Omaha,…


We Have an Egg!

by   |   March 20, 2017

Charity laid her first egg this morning!

Average clutch sizes for peregrine falcons are between three and four eggs, so watch for more eggs in the coming days.

Charity and Mintaka will incubate the eggs for about 30 days….


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,…

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