Peregrine Falcon Chicks Arrive Inside Nest Box At WPS Pulliam Power Plant
The hatching of two peregrine falcon eggs means the nest box at Wisconsin Public Service's Pulliam Power Plant in Green Bay has now seen 100 chicks hatch since 1996.
You can view a short video from the WPS twitter page showing the arrival of the newest peregrine falcon chicks.In addition to the nest box at the Pulliam Power Plant, WPS is awaiting the hatching of four eggs inside their Weston Power Plant nest box. It is anticipated those eggs will begin hatching within the next week.
WPS has been involved in peregrine falcon recovery efforts since 1993, and saw chicks first hatch inside its nesting boxes in 1996, helping a species that was once near extinction grow and recover in Wisconsin.