Survival and movements of released rehabilitated bald eagles

M. Martell, P. Redig, J. Nibe, G. Buhl, D. Frenzel

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Abstract

Nineteen Haliaeetus leucocephalus which had been injured and successfully rehabitated were released and radiotracked. The birds were released during the winter months of 1987-1990 along the Mississippi River in Minnesota. Survival of 13 eagles (68.4%) for >6 wk after release was documented, as was mortality for three. One released female nested for three years following her release and produced one chick in each of two of those years. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)72-76
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Raptor Research
Volume25
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1991

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