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peregrine falcons

July 19, 2016
Surrounded by feathers, bones and other remnants of past meals in their nest, the five young falcons show off their new leg bands. (photos courtesy of Xcel Energy)
5 peregrine falcon fledglings take flight from Prairie Island nuclear plant
July 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 20, 2016
An adult peregrine falcon hovers in the sky. (Duluth News Tribune file photo)
Peregrine families live on power plant smokestacks in Duluth; check the FalconCam
June 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 13, 2016
Erika Kolbow, manager of Turtle River State Park, with Marilyn, the Grand Forks peregrine falcon chick named after Marilyn Hagerty. (Brad Dokken/Grand Forks Herald)
MARILYN HAGERTY: Feathery namesake a new honor
June 13, 2016 - 6:14pm
May 23, 2016
Herald File Photo
First peregrine chick of 2016 confirmed in Grand Forks
May 23, 2016 - 8:50pm
March 29, 2016
Terminator returns to Marv and UND; competing falcon flees to Canada
March 29, 2016 - 9:40am
March 9, 2016
Dave Lambeth of Grand Forks took this photo of Marv (bottom), a male peregrine that first showed up in Grand Forks in 2014, and an unidentified female this week at the UND water tower. Lambeth and local raptor expert Tim Driscoll identified Marv by the bird's black and red leg band. The female also is banded, but Lambeth wasn't able get a clear photo of the band due to cloudy conditions. The female isn't Terminator, a peregrine that has nested in Grand Forks since 2008.
New female falcon in town may mean a Terminator turf war over Marv and the nest box
March 9, 2016 - 1:53pm
November 29, 2015
Malala, a peregrine falcon chick hatched last spring atop the UND water tower, is alive and well on Padre Island in Texas, where researchers studying the birds captured her last week. The bands on one of Malala's legs identified her. (Photo credit: Padre Island Peregrine Falcon Survey)
BRAD DOKKEN: Celebrity falcon chick flies from Grand Forks to Padre Island
November 29, 2015 - 8:20am
April 5, 2015
"Smiley," a peregrine falcon hatched in Grand Forks in 2009, perches atop the Xcel Energy building in Grand Forks in July 2009. The male peregrine now is a breeder in Winnipeg, where he mates with a female atop the Radisson Hotel on Portage Avenue downtown. (Dave Lambeth photo)
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Peregrines in Grand Forks belong to an amazing story of recovery
April 5, 2015 - 7:15am
March 31, 2015
THE TREND: Elizabeth Smart speaks, UND student tuition increase, falcons return, dead man found on golf course
March 31, 2015 - 8:36am
April 30, 2014
Marv, a year-old peregrine banded as a hatchling last spring in Fargo, first was observed early last week atop the UND water tower. Grand Forks birder Dave Lambeth used a zoom lens to take this photo.
Raptor expert observes Grand Forks peregrines mating
April 30, 2014 - 11:23am
June 13, 2012
A baby falcon stands at the feet of Tim Driscoll of Grand Forks at the University of North Dakota water tower on Wednesday in Grand Forks. Driscoll is the project director of the Urban Raptor Research Project. Dorothy Edwards / Grand Forks Herald
Peregrine falcon chicks get banded for tracking
June 13, 2012 - 9:43pm
May 29, 2012
In this file photo, a peregrine falcon circles the nest atop the Grand Forks water tower as the chicks are gathered for banding before returning to the nest. Herald file photo by Eric Hylden
Grand Forks' peregrine falcons apparently add to brood
May 29, 2012 - 8:39pm
April 9, 2012
Miracle and her mate, Dakota Ace, sunned themselves on a sign in March 2010 in downtown Fargo. The pair of peregrine falcons began nesting in the area in 2008. Miracle has returned, but there has been no sign of Dakota Ace yet this year. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Female falcon returns to Fargo without her mate
April 9, 2012 - 8:45am
March 30, 2012
In this file photo, a peregrine falcon circles the nest atop the Grand Forks water tower as the chicks are gathered for banding before returning to the nest. Herald file photo by Eric Hylden
Birders await confirmation but believe peregrine pair is back
March 30, 2012 - 6:53pm
April 27, 2010
Peregrine falcons return to GF on new water tower -- at UND
April 27, 2010 - 6:53pm