Peregrine falcons lay first eggs of the season

NOW: Peregrine falcons lay first eggs of the season

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The first peregrine falcon eggs of the season have been laid at two We Energies power plants. 

The first egg was laid overnight Monday at the Oak Creek Power Plant in Oak Creek. Another egg was laid at Valley Power Plant in Milwaukee Tuesday morning. 

We Energies says more eggs should be laid over the next week and are reminding people to check out the live cameras. 

See below for links to all five Falcon webcams:

Oak Creek Power Plant

Valley Power Plant

Port Washington Generating Station

Wisconsin Public Service Building

Weston Power Plant

The Department of Natural Resources added peregrine falcons to Wisconsin’s endangered species list in the 1970s. Since 1997, 273 peregrines have hatched at We Energies facilities. 

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