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Following the Falcons

Following the Falcons


Welcome to the World, Baby Falcons

May 16, 2019

Mintaka and Chayton have finished the first stage of peregrine parenthood: laying and incubating their eggs. Three tiny raptors have emerged, ready to start growing into the fastest animals on the planet.

As he has during incubation, Mintaka…

Following the Falcons


Egg Hunt Atop The WoodmenLife Tower

March 28, 2019

While the kiddos prepare to search for treats left behind by a certain bunny, we have our eyes trained on the tower’s falcon boxes.

Mintaka, our male bird, has been king of the roost since 2012. Chayton, our…

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What Kind of Falcon Are You?

March 1, 2019

There are 37 species of falcons in the world, flying the skies above all of the continents, except Antarctica. There are several similarities among the birds, including their long, thin, tapered wings. But there are several differences,…

A female falcon sits above three falcon babies holding food

Following the Falcons


Banding Day is Here! Are You Ready?

June 14, 2018

Banding Day 2018
WoodmenLife is celebrating the 30th year of it’s falcon program and tomorrow is the highly anticipated banding day! We are proud to have helped play a role in helping the peregrine falcons bounce back from near…

Two falcons in a nesting box at WoodmenLife Tower in Omaha

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Mintaka’s New Mate Has Been ID’d

April 10, 2018

We finally know who Mintaka’s been so sweet on for more than a month.

Please welcome Chayton to WoodmenLife Tower.

She hatched and was banded in May 2014 at American Century Investments in Kansas City, MO, area. Since then,…

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