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Glen Loyd Videos

Scenic views of Rock County and southern Wisconsin with community videographer Glen Loyd.

Glen Loyd Videos: Peregrine falcon rescues her falling baby

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By Glen Loyd
Friday, June 9, 2017

Glen has dramatic video of a peregrine falcon mother saving her baby from falling from Great Spirit Bluff on the Mississippi River near LaCrosse.

The baby is believed to be fleeing black flies which suffocated two other siblings by clogging their airways.

Another sibling fell or jumped out of the nest but was recovered.

A Raptor Resource climbing team cleans out the out the nest, applies insecticide and returns the two surviving siblings.


Glen Loyd lives on the Rock River in Janesville 15 days a month. He is a former public information officer for Wisconsin Consumer Protection, publishes a weekly consumer protection blog. Glen is a community blogger and is not a part of The Gazette staff. His opinion is not necessarily that of the The Gazette staff or management.


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