1st peregrine falcon chicks hatch atop We Energies' power plant

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The first We Energies peregrine falcon chicks have hatched! 

The company made the announcement on Twitter Tuesday, April 25. Now, it's time to start naming the babies! 

Each year, We Energies asks the public for help naming the baby falcons. This year's theme of names is in recognition of Wisconsin's most beloved college mascots. 

The names with the most votes will be given to the falcon chicks that hatch at We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) power plants this spring. 

Voting takes place now until May 9. CLICK HERE to vote. 

Choose from:

  • Bucky — in honor of Bucky Badger, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Pounce — in honor of Pounce Panther, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
  • Stormer — in honor of the Stormers, Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Clash — in honor of Clash the Titan, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
  • Iggy — in honor of Iggy the Golden Eagle, Marquette University
  • Willie — in honor of Willie Warhawk, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
  • Blu — in honor of Blu the Blugold, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
  • Sly — in honor of Sly Fox, Fox Valley Technical College
  • Stryker — in honor of Stryker the Eagle, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
  • Newton — in honor of Newton the Eagle, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Stevie — in honor of Stevie Pointer, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
  • Rudy — in honor of Rudy the Red Hawk, Gateway Technical College
  • Maximus — in honor of Maximus the Gray Wolf, Moraine Park Technical College
  • Ollie — in honor of Ollie the Owl, Waukesha County Technical College
  • Freddy — in honor of Freddy the Falcon, Concordia University
  • Phlash — in honor of Phlash the Phoenix, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay
  • Ranger — in honor of Ranger Bear, University of Wisconsin – Parkside
  • T.C. — in honor of T.C. Timberwolf, Northcentral Technical College
  • Musko — in honor of Musko the Muskie, Lakeland University
  • Grit — in honor of Grit the Cougar, Mid-State Technical College
  • Pete — in honor of Pio Pete, Carroll University
  • Lenny — in honor of Lenny the Snow Leopard, Lakeshore Technical College
  • Ember — in honor of Ember the Firebird, Carthage College
  • Sammy — in honor of Sammy Sabre, Marian University
  • Buzz — in honor of Buzz Yellowjacket, University of Wisconsin – Superior
  • Roscoe — in honor of Roscoe Raider, Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Norby — in honor of Norby the Green Knight, St. Norbert College
  • Angel — in honor of the Blue Angels, Mount Mary University
  • Viking — in honor of Blu the Viking, Lawrence University
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