Fort Wayne Peregrine Falcon Project

Since 1996 when the first peregrine falcon chicks hatched, the following names have been given to the chicks when the identification bands are placed on their legs by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.  Names listed below will not be used again and should not be submitted for consideration.

TOTAL OF 55 CHICKS SINCE 1996

Parents – Moxie (female – band # 99/E) – Hacked from Canton, OH, April 2011

                 Jamie (male – band # 92/D)  –  Hacked from Port Sheldon, MI, 2010

2018:  Ranger and Glenn (for John Glenn, astronaut on Mercury 7 & first to                                                            orbit the earth); and Phoebe (Greek for “shining one”) + 1 egg un-hatched

2017:  Zazu & Thunder (male); and Mist (female) + 1 egg un-hatched

2016:  “Gus” (Virgil “Gus” Grissom) & Maggie (Margaret Ringenberg) + 1 egg un-hatched

2015:  Captain Falcon (male); Talon, T. Swift & Air-ica (all female)

2014:  Magic, Cheetah and Abbett

2013:  Skyler, Soara, Maverick, Electra

** Note ** Freedom was found deceased, at age 19, in 2013.  She was mounted and is currently in the possession of Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation Center for Educational use.     

2012:  No eggs

2011:  No eggs

2010:  No eggs

2009:  No eggs

2008:  No eggs

Parents – Freedom (female – band # U/*8) – Hacked from Evansville, IN, 1994

                 Roosevelt (male – band # R/*4)  – Hacked from Columbus, OH, 1995

Freedom hatched 36 chicks in her lifetime!

2007:   Harriet (Harriet Tubman) & King (Martin Luther King)

            2006:  Madame Walker & Henderson

2005:  Bullet, Phoenix, Hope & Theodore

            2004:  Patriot, Asia, Arrow

          2003:  Spirit, Hunter, Swifty, & Liberty

          2002:  Maumee, Kekionga

          2001:  Edison, Charger, Electron & Kilowatt

          2000:  Apollo, Zeus, Mars, Athena

          1999:  Flash, Boomer, Thunder

          1998:  Shup-She-Wana, Kil-So-Quah

1997:  Komet, Fury, Wizard, Rhino

          Parents – Freedom (female – band # U/*8) – Hacked from Evansville, IN, 1994

                          Unknown male

1996:  Orion, Amelia

Updated – 5-22-18