Watch Live Peregrine Falcon Cam Nest Box!In partnership with Missouri Department of Conservation and Ameren Missouri, the World Bird Sanctuary is pleased to be able to bring you a live video camera on a Peregrine Falcon nest box. Watch a pair of peregrine falcons as they nest and hatch their chicks with our live video feed. The video runs from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. CT each day.
The nesting box is securely located 168 ft. above the ground on the Ameren Missouri Sioux Energy Center scrubber stack and was constructed with a design from the World Bird Sanctuary.
Our Falcon family has set flight. The live camera stream was viewed more than 80,000 times and peaked at nearly 2,000 views per day in early April and May when the eggs were laid and the chicks hatched. Thank you for your interest in the lives of these amazing birds. See you next Spring!
Highlights of Sioux Falcon Watch 2015Peregrine Watch 2015 concluded with four chicks hatching and successfully fledging.
The female of the pair from the last three years has gone missing. We don't know what happened to her and why she hasn't returned. However, the male from the last three years has paired up with a new female and they have already started producing eggs. The new female was hatched on a cliff and banded in 2006 at Palisade Head State Park in Minnesota. This is her first year with this male. It will be interesting to watch this new pair raise their babies!
June 24th: Falcon Cam 2015 has come to an end.
Read Jeff's goodbye to another great season!
June 15th: Captured video of the chicks doing some "Pre-Flight Testing!"
Watch the video here!
May 29th: Banding Day! Read all about this exciting day!
May 8th: 4 chicks have hatched! Watch the video of the first one here!
April 22nd: Captured photos of mom and dad taking turns to incubate eggs. Watch the photo video here!
April 2nd and April 5th: Four eggs have been spotted! The third egg appeared on April 2nd and the fourth on April 5th.
Watch the video of the male changing places with the female here!
March 29th and March 31st: Two eggs have been spotted in the nesting box! The first egg appeared on March 29th. Only days later, a second egg was laid by the female falcon on March 31th. Watch the video of the 2nd egg being hatched here!
Adopt-A-FalconAll of the birds and other animals that call World Bird Sanctuary home are available for adoption, including our resident Falcons!
Your adoption helps to care for your animal for a year. Find out what else is included in an Adopt-A-Bird donation.
To adopt a resident WBS falcon click on the individual bird and complete the adoption form.