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Re: 2020 Dairyland Power Genoa Plant, Genoa WI
« Reply #30 on: May 25, 2020, 06:09:49 AM »

May 25  Memorial Day

They are growing normally. Black feathers coming in
VERY soon at least one will decide to perch

#4 is behind, fussing around
I thot of typing Huey Dewey &  Louie
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Re: 2020 Dairyland Power Genoa Plant, Genoa WI
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2020, 06:29:32 PM »

It's stuck again, but wow have they gotten their feathers!!  :)
Not sure which day this got stuck! 
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Re: 2020 Dairyland Power Genoa Plant, Genoa WI
« Reply #32 on: June 18, 2020, 02:06:35 AM »

June 08, 2020 cam was stuck
now June 18 its still stuck so it appears the end

June 18 Alma stuck a couple days ago so is it the end?
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Re: 2020 Dairyland Power Genoa Plant, Genoa WI
« Reply #33 on: June 18, 2020, 02:19:07 PM »

Update (June 12, 2020):

The 2020 Peregrine falcon nesting season is a success at Dairyland?s Genoa and Alma power plant nesting sites! Both sets of falcons incubated four eggs. (A typical clutch for a Peregrine is three to four eggs.)

In June, the four chicks at the Alma Site were banded. ?Every chick receives a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service band and a numbered identification band from the Raptor Resource Project. Information such as name, gender, age and nest is recorded in a database. That way, if one of these birds returns, we can look up the band number and determine if it has returned home,? said Ben Campbell, Dairyland Environmental Biologist II.

Amy Ries and John Howe with the Raptor Resource Project(link is external) safely performed the banding.

The four falcon chicks in Alma were identified as three males and one female. One falcon was named Ricky in memory of Rick Jennings, who worked at Dairyland's Genoa Station #3.

There was some speculation earlier this season that the Alma falcons might choose to nest on a nearby natural cliff dwelling, as they have sometimes done in the past. However, they clearly felt they were ?safer at home? this year at the Dairyland nesting box!
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Re: 2020 Dairyland Power Genoa Plant, Genoa WI
« Reply #34 on: June 18, 2020, 02:23:42 PM »

They were sure pretty when the cam stuck........
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