Peregrine falcon pair first to nest in Madison in more than decade

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Peregrine falcon pair first to nest in Madison in more than decade
Associated Press
This undated picture provided by the state of New York Department of Environmental Conservation shows a peregrine falcon. A peregrine falcon named Verne and his mate have taken up residence in a nesting box on the grounds of Madison Gas & Electric's Blount Street power plant.

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TUE., APR 21, 2009 - 6:52 AM
Peregrine falcon pair first to nest in Madison in more than decade
By RON SEELY
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Though it seems a choice location, with great access to Lake Monona and in the middle of Downtown, it took more than 10 years to find a tenant for this Madison address.

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But the couple that finally moved in seem very comfortable. They may be having youngsters. And they love the dining opportunities in the area plenty of grackles and pigeons.

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