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News from North Omaha

Yesterday, Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) announced they have at least two eyases in their nest box at their north Omaha power station.  Last year it was big news when it was discovered there was a pair of Peregrine Falcons nesting at this location.  The news only got bigger when it was discovered the male of the pair was “Lewis”, who was hatched at the Capitol in 2012.  While we do not know if Lewis is still at this nest site, we do now know the Peregrine Falcons are nesting.  For more details, read Laura King-Homan’s post on OPPD’s website.


Good birding!

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About Joel Jorgensen

Joel Jorgensen is a Nebraska native and he has been interested in birds just about as long as he has been breathing. He has been NGPC’s Nongame Bird Program Manager for eight years and he works on a array of monitoring, research, regulatory and conservation issues. Nongame birds are the 400 or so species that are not hunted and include the Whooping Crane, Least Tern, Piping Plover, Bald Eagle, and Peregrine Falcon. When not working, he enjoys birding.

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