The fourth, and last, of the peregrine falcon eggs in the nest box at the Sherco power plant hatched sometime on Saturday. The hatchlings may be helpless, clumsy, and funny looking now, but in a few months they'll be sleek, fearsome avian predators. Keep watching the falcon cam, or the daily stills, until they fledge in a few months.

Laugh it up now...: ...but watch out later. These guys are going to be FIERCE.
Laugh it up now...: ...but watch out later. These guys are going to be FIERCE.Courtesy Raptor Resources/Xcel Energy

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JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

Their names are Damien B. Angel, Dr. Rough 'n Tumble, President Woodrow Wilson, and Pussywillow.

(According to me, if not the Raptor Center, or whatever.)

posted on Mon, 05/17/2010 - 3:16pm
Liza's picture
Liza says:

Yeah, but can you show me which is which?

posted on Mon, 05/17/2010 - 3:37pm
Abigail's picture
Abigail says:

The chicks are soooooooooooo cute! Why are their feathers white?

posted on Sat, 06/05/2010 - 4:30pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I think they are out of the nest. Can we have a new link and /or a viedo reply of the lest few weeks. We miss them wish them happy hunting!

posted on Fri, 07/02/2010 - 6:27pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I love these pretty pretty birds.

posted on Thu, 12/30/2010 - 6:57pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

When will they learn to fly?

posted on Wed, 07/20/2011 - 1:57pm

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