UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Bird Hike With Audubon featuring Brian “Fox” Ellis

Bird Hike With Audubon featuring Brian “Fox” Ellis

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Take A Walk With John Audubon! Brian “Fox” Ellis, portraying John Audubon the artist, will lead a unique bird watching adventure as he regales you with his in-depth observations of the […]

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May 16, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am
“Adventures With Audubon” Program with Brian “Fox” Ellis

“Adventures With Audubon” Program with Brian “Fox” Ellis

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Come gather ’round as Brian “Fox” Ellis, portraying John Audubon the artist,  weaves stories of his travels in the wildest places on the planet. Listen to tales of his adventures […]

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May 16, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

NEWS

 

FIVE EGGS!

FIVE EGGS!

On Sunday April 4, 2021, Louise surprised all of us with a fifth egg. Typically, an average clutch size for a peregrine falcon is 3-4 eggs. She has been incubating her eggs with the help of Brian since the begining of this month. If you are watching the Nest Cam, you...

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A New Man in Town

A New Man in Town

A male peregrine falcon arrived at the RRSTAR news tower on February 16, 2021. It was not Lil' Kool, who has been paired with the resident female for the past two years. Brian (62/S Blk/Blu), who hatched in 2019 at the Columbia Generating Station located in Columbia...

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Rockford Names the Peregrine Falcon its Official City Bird

Rockford Names the Peregrine Falcon its Official City Bird

An official bird of Rockford, the Peregrine Falcon, was announced July 17, 2020 by Mayor Thomas McNamara. A local young birder and RPS 205 student, Jackie Kuroda, launched a campaign last year to have the Peregrine Falcon declared the official city bird. The campaign...

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