MGE Peregrine Falcons
Melvin is back in town!Feb
Melvin, the male Peregrine Falcon who has nested at Blount for the past two seasons, was observed on our Falcon Cam for the first time on Friday, February 10. Like Trudy, this is significantly earlier than previous seasons. Last year he arrived on March 9.
2017Peregrine Falcons have returned to the MGE nesting box located atop the Blount Generating Station, spotted for the first time on the Falcon Cam on Jan. 26. This is the earliest a falcon has ever been observed in our nesting box; historically, the first sighting has ranged between Feb. 7 and Mar. 18.