The peregrine falcons family living in a nest atop a smokestack at the Omaha Public Power District’s North Omaha Power Station is expanding, and the newest chicks are in need of names.
So, OPPD is enlisting the public’s help in naming the chicks.
The district has narrowed down a list of employee-submitted ideas from which to choose.
To make your selection, visit oppd.com/NameTheFalcons
The chicks’ mother, "Clark," set up light housekeeping at the power district’s falcon box in the Fall of 2015.
Her partner, "Lewis," then joined her;
They hatched more than10 chicks between 2016 and 2021.
A couple of months ago, Clark laid four more eggs.
Two survived and seem to be thriving;
Voting is now open and runs through June 9th with voting limited to one vote per person.
The utility will announce the winning names on June 13th.
(Picture from Omaha Public Power District)