2019 Falcon Photo Gallery

The Dubuque County Courthouse is again the scene for our pair of nesting peregrine falcons. View the Photo Gallery of the nesting from 2019.

Notable Moments

  • March 15: Live streaming of the nest begins
  • April 1: First egg is laid
  • April 3: Second egg is laid
  • April 5: Third egg is laid
  • April 7: Fourth egg is laid
  • May 2: One egg vanished
  • May 10: Two eggs hatched
  • May 11: Third egg hatched
  • May 29: Mom and all 3 babies are banded
  • June 6: Babies leave the box for their first outing

2019 Names and Band Numbers

Watch the falcon banding video. View the names of the falcons from this year:

  • Name: Dash – Male
    FWS Band: 1266-01904
    Color Band: 24/R
  • Name: Julien – Male
    FWS Band: 1266-01903
    Color Band: 23/R
  • Name: McKenna – Female (after the Iowa race car driver)
    FWS Band: 1947-43850
    Color Band: D/21
  • Name: She Beast - Adult Female
    FWS Band: 1947-43801
    Color Band: D/20