Falcons


We Have an Egg!

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. However, they will not start full-time incubation until all the eggs are laid. You may see the falcons in and out of the nest over the next few days, and this is completely normal. About a month from now we will be eagerly watching for the chicks to hatch!

Angie Hempel

Angie has been a writer and editor at WoodmenLife since 2003. She serves on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross Omaha Council Bluffs Metro Chapter and the Public Relations Society of America Nebraska Chapter, and serves on the Community Advisory Board for the Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska. She mentors a Little Sister through Big Brothers Big Sisters and volunteers with organizations like the Nebraska Writers Collective and Meals on Wheels. She was chosen as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Omahans by the Jaycees in 2012. She and her husband Michael love to cook, travel and chase after their baby boy Corbin, Jack Russell Terrier Sadie and parakeet Larry.

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