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What’s in a name?

by   |   May 4, 2009

Have you been thinking of names for the chicks when they hatch? Hatching
will soon begin. When the chicks are a few weeks old they will be tagged
and we will find out how many are female and how…

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We’re up to 5 eggs!

by   |   April 8, 2009

Hera has laid her fifth egg and both parents are taking their turn on the
eggs. They have a routine switch time around 8:30 a.m. Zeus is usually the
one on the eggs at that time. Pictured below is…

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And then there were four!

by   |   April 6, 2009

At last count we have four falcon eggs in the east box. Both Zeus and Hera
are sharing in the incubating. Our time line seems to be the following:
first egg arrived March 28; followed by the second egg…

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Drama in the box

by   |   April 2, 2009

I’ve just been watching Zeus and Hera. What a hoot! Zeus is on the eggs and Hera is on the edge of the box. She obviously wants back on, but Zeus is tired and doesn’t want to…

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Two eggs and counting!

by   |   March 31, 2009

Hera finally took a stretch this morning and now there are two eggs. Zeus
seems to always be close by. I watched him yesterday and he was sitting on
the north box while she was in the east box.

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