FALCONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FALCONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City’s falcons could have four young in mid-May http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832129-78/eggs-male-walters-falcons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832129-78/eggs-male-walters-falcons.html.csp">Salt Lake City’s falcons could have four young in mid-May</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="2014-04-17T20:48:38.448-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 08:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The peregrine falcons staying in the high-rise nest box on the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City are now carefully minding four eggs. Bob Walters, Watchable Wildlife coordinator with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, said he expects four will be the final number of eggs and that they will hatch in mid-May. “I’d be surprised if another one pops out,” Walters said. “They have been pretty consistent at four eggs for quite a few years.” Using a general rule of hatchin...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57832129@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:48:38 MDT Soccer: Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832031-77/soccer-team-blank-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832031-77/soccer-team-blank-atlanta.html.csp">Soccer: Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:34:08.031-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta. “I love this one,” Blank said, looking down at the red, black and gold scarf draped over his dark suit. “I haven’t taken it off since it was given to me. I may not sleep in it tonight, but I may. I haven’t decided yet.” Major League Soccer announced its latest team Wednesday, an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city’s new retractable roof stadium. The team wil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578320312014-04-18T17:34:08.031-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T17:34:08.031-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832031@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:34:08 MDT Falcons in downtown Salt Lake City lay second egg http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807008-78/falcons-http-com-peregrine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807008-78/falcons-http-com-peregrine.html.csp">Falcons in downtown Salt Lake City lay second egg</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="2014-04-11T15:07:08.921-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 03:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The peregrine falcons nesting on the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City have added to their potential family. And the whole world was watching via a webcam in nest box. The event was captured and can be watched on YouTube. The female falcon deposited egg number two Thursday. The first egg of 2014 landed in the nest box early Tuesday. Bob Walters, in charge of watchable wildlife programs for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, said the raptors typically lay eggs every...</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> 57807008@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:07:08 MDT Salt Lake City peregrine falcons are back, laying eggs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57792023-78/peregrine-falcons-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57792023-78/peregrine-falcons-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City peregrine falcons are back, laying eggs</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="2014-04-09T15:17:16.187-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Peregrine falcons have returned to the nest box high on the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City. The raptors apparently made their first egg deposit early Tuesday. Fans of the peregrine falcon cam accessed via the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources webpage spotted the first egg and spread the word on the Salt Lake City Peregrine Falcons Facebook page. The first egg spotted in 2013 was laid April 12. The falcons from last year ended up laying four eggs, but only one hatch...</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> 57792023@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:17:16 MDT NFL notes: Ex-Bear Devin Hester joining Falcons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57709452-77/hester-return-yards-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57709452-77/hester-return-yards-nfl.html.csp">NFL notes: Ex-Bear Devin Hester joining Falcons</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T19:46:00.955-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 07:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with return specialist Devin Hester. The team announced the deal Thursday. The 31-year-old Hester is a three-time Pro-Bowler who last year tied an NFL record with his 19th scoring return in eight seasons with the Chicago Bears. Coming off a dismal 4-12 season, the Falcons are hoping he can bolster a unit that ranked 28th in the league in kickoff return yards and 21st in punt return yards. Hester has scored on 13 punt returns, five kickoff returns and off ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577094522014-03-20T19:46:00.955-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T19:46:00.955-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57709452@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:46:00 MDT