FALCONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FALCONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Downtown Salt Lake City falcons make first flights (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58107971-78/falcons-lake-salt-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58107971-78/falcons-lake-salt-building.html.csp">Downtown Salt Lake City falcons make first flights (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:29:14.03-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was time to fly the coop, at least for two of the three peregrine falcons born in a nest box on the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City. The first took flight around 6:40 a.m. Tuesday morning and the other departed not long after. Both raptors had a safe departure. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) staff and volunteers had gathered for “Hell Week” and were poised to protect the falcons when they reached the ground. One of the young falcons made it to the groun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58107971@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:29:14 MDT Salt Lake City falcon Skye departs; watchers suffer empty nest syndrome http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58126939-78/lake-salt-nest-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58126939-78/lake-salt-nest-com.html.csp">Salt Lake City falcon Skye departs; watchers suffer empty nest syndrome</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T22:01:20.396-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Peregrine falcon Skye took her first flight early Saturday in downtown Salt Lake City, leaving an empty nest behind. The bird, one of three born this spring in a nest box on the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, flew the coop at 5:47 a.m., the last of the youngsters to test its wings. The young falcon made it to the World Trade Center at City Creek (formerly called Eagle Gate Tower) at 60 E. South Temple, a little southeast of its home. The other falcons, Hunter and Ace, ventured out on Tuesday....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58126939@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:01:20 MDT