2018 capitol peregrines

HY18 peregrine Admission Date: 15 and 20 June 2018
Outcome: Released 20 March 2019 in Greene County
Location of Rescue: Iowa State Capitol grounds, Des Moines
Cause of Admission / Condition: Hatchlings on ground, not ready to fly
Patient Status: Patient Archive

15 June and 20 June hatchlings from the peregrine falcon nest were admitted to SOAR. Both young birds found on the ground and were too young to fly. We believe there were only two young falcons in this nest this year.


24 June 2018
Both young peregrines moved to a flight pen with other peregrine falcons.

8 January 2019
Both are ready to go when the weather allows.