The final count down has begun for the Peregrine Falcon’s hatch date. Greg Septon of the Urban Peregrine Falcon Recovery Effort from the Department of Natural Resources is anticipating a hatch date of May 16-18. Once the eyasses are born, banding usually occurs shortly after when the young are between 18-22 days of age. Currently, banding is estimated to take place the 6th or 7th of June, but first we need to see if and when the eggs hatch. Since the hatch dates are only estimates, sometimes the eggs take a day or so longer to hatch.
The next big task, and question many people are asking, is what will the baby falcons be named. We are excited to announce we will be hosting the first Briess Peregrine Falcon Eyasses Naming Contest. Names submissions will be taken through an online survey through midnight of Wednesday, May 25th.
Once the submission form has been closed, the top 10 names will then be selected and placed up for a public vote on the Briess Facebook page. The final name(s) and winners will be announced when the eyasses are banded in early June. The winner(s) of the 2016 Peregrine Falcon Eyasses Naming Contest will receive a Briess gift basket filled with Briess gear and famous malted milk balls.
(Click Here to Submit a Falcon Name)
Must be 21 or older to qualify.
- Falcon names should positive, creative and/or original.
- An emphasis on malt and brewing is encouraged.
- Names should not be offensive, insulting or derogatory in nature.
- In instances where the same name is submitted, the Selection Committee will select the entry with the earliest entry by time/date.
- The Selection Committee has the authority to reject an entry it deems inappropriate.
Selection and Voting Process
Names may be submitted online through midnight of Wednesday, May 25th (click here to submit a name). Once the submission form has been closed, the Selection Committee will pick the top 10 names for a public vote on the Briess Facebook page. The final name(s) and winner(s) chosen by the public Facebook vote will be announced when the eyasses are banded in early June. The winner(s) of the 2016 Peregrine Falcon Eyasses Naming Contest will receive a Briess gift basket filled with Briess gear and famous Briess chocolate malted milk balls.
- In order to win and claim the prize, the winner must execute a statement of eligibility and release, and transfer to Briess Industries, Inc. all rights to the winning submission.
By Entering this Contest
Entrants and winners: (1) agree to be bound by the rules; (2) agree to release Briess Industries, Inc., its employees, and affiliates, from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including those arising from the acceptance of the prize and claims including those based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy; and (3) the winner must consent to the use of his or her name, pictures, and likenesses for Briess Industries, Inc. publicity purposes without additional compensation.