peregrine falcons

Peregrine falcons have returned to a nesting box high above Great River Energy in Elk River. As of April 16 four eggs had been laid, according to GRE’s website. The same pair as last year is using the nesting box. The adult male is Sawatzke H/34 and the adult female is Mary Ellen 11/X. Sawatzke [...]

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For the seventh consecutive year, a pair of peregrine falcons is nesting atop Great River Energy’s Elk River Energy Recovery Station. The adult male falcon, named Sawatzke, returned for the second year in 2013. Along with female Mary Ellen, they laid three eggs with two of them hatching in late May. The new arrivals, each [...]

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