Falcon’s Return

Falcon’s Return

May 20, 2015

  Iowa Peregrines Soar to New Heights Following decades of absence, Iowa’s fastest bird species is staging a remarkable comeback.  Peregrine falcon numbers continue to soar.  During 2015, a total of 20 active falcon territories have been documented in the state so far – marking an unprecedented increase of five adult pairs over last year’s nesting...

Fired Up

Fired Up

May 16, 2015

    Everyone loves an early morning encounter with a fired up spring gobbler.  But once the episode concludes, have you ever wondered how many times you actually heard the bird gobble?  Sure, all of us have asked that question at one time or another.  Did the bird gobble 50 times?  Or was it maybe 150?  Well, this morning I took the opportunity...