Air Force Falcon Dies

Four of the Air Force Academy falcon mascots have tested positive for West Nile virus. Among them, one Prarie Falcon, a Peregrine Falcon and two GYR Falcons.

The falcon that died was a one-year-old male Peregrine named Magellan. He died over the weekend. The Academy is still awaiting test results to confirm if the bird died of West Nile.