Here are the news of the ‘ Falcons of Theding ‘
News of the 05/29/2018: Births start 2018!
The ‘Kestrels of Theding’ are being born! The 1st was born on 28/05 at 19:45. The next births will spread over the next 4 days. To follow live on the ‘webcam‘ page or to relive from the ‘2018 gallery‘.
News of the 05/12/2018: Vote for the name of the ‘Falcons of Theding’ !
It’s time to name our kestrel couple. 5 name proposals are possible for each. To vote, send us an email via the contact form, with your choice for the female, then a choice for the male. Deadline: May 20th.
Here are the 5 proposals for the male: Kaï (character of the funny bird movie), Henri (Looney Tunes Falcon), Horus (egyptian falcon god), Mistral (wind name), Zephyr (wind name).
Here are the 5 propositions for the female; Venus (Deese of Love and Beauty), Arryn (family name in the Game of Thrones series, represented by a hawk), Plume (all told!), Bree (character from the Desperate Housewives series), Zelda (character of a Nintendo princess).
(click here to access the contact form)
News of the 05/06/2018: Update of the “Behind the scenes” page!
The behind the scenes page has been updated. She shows you the installation of the material at the ‘Falcon of Theding’ edition 2018. (click here).
News of the 05/04/2018: Elimination of an egg!
One of the eggs was damaged on April 29th. It was eliminated by the female on May 4th. The video is visible in gallery 2018. (click here).
News of the 05/02/2018: passage of ‘Falcons of Theding’ on France 2!
‘The Falcons of Theding’ appeared on France 2 on May 02, 2018, in the ‘Laura of the Web’ section of TéléMatin. Watch the video on the ‘Webmaster’ page (click here).
News of the 04/25/2018: start of the laying!
Our kestrel pair has just laid their first nest egg. The 25/04/2018 at 12h40. Find the other dates on the ‘history’ page (click here).
News of the 04/24/2018: new video ‘barn owls & kestrels’
Barn Owls visit the nest set for kestrels. We can see them live during the night or in the gallery 2018 (video of 24/04)! Click here.
News of the 04/01/2018: slideshow of the year 2017 online.
While waiting for the real start of the 2018 adventure, (re) -vide the 2017 adventure thanks to the TimeLaps recorded last year: photos of each day to see the evolution of falcons! Click here.
News of the 03/21/2018: webcam 01 unavailable until further notice.
We found that the material installed in the nest 01 scares our kestrel couple. Probably due to the reflection of the tinted window that protects the webcam. We are thinking about a solution. In the meantime, the nest 01 will not be visible because we have removed the material.
News of the 20/03/2018: Activation of webcams! Enter the nest of ‘Thought Falcons’.
Our kestrel pair has been back in Theding since the beginning of March. Falcons do not seem yet decided for their favorite nest (nest used in 2007 or nest placed for 2018). Because of this, you can see them visiting the two nests thanks to the two webcams! Falcons are not very active: they visit the nests 3 to 5 times a day.
News of the 03/03/2018: The new design of Théding Falcons has been put online after several weeks of work.
-Installation of WordPress,
-Choice of a theme,
-Customizing the design,
-Test of the coding and resolution of the different problems,
-Optimization of the database and the speed of page loading (< 20ms),
-Check the display compatibility on the differents medias (computer, tablet and smartphone),
-Application of the HTTPS security protocol,
-choice of applications to manage: newsletter, contact form and guestbook,
-Signature, compression and renaming of photos for better fluidity in a new gallery and a better image referencing,
-Creation of a logo (thanks to all the people who offered me projects, especially thanks to Sophie Biedermann for the beautiful logo)!
-Migration of all pages to the new design,
-Creation of an English and German version, translation by robots (correction and optimization in progress),
-Purchase of a new domain name (address shortcuts): https://faucon-crecerelle.fr (redirecting to the site https://lesfauconsdetheding.fr/)
– Ability to donate money