Monthly Archives: September 2016

D25 found dead

Bald eagle D25 preparing for takeoff in Decorah, Iowa

We are sorry to let everyone know that Brett and his assistants found D25 dead alongside a road between Maynard and Westgate, IA. He was likely scavenging a raccoon carcass when he was struck and killed by a vehicle. His body will be sent to the National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, WI for a necropsy. All of us find it heartbreaking to lose another eagle. It is one thing to know that first-year bald eagles have high mortality rates

Work Updates, Camera Installs & Unhatched Bald Eagle Egg Retrieval

A non-viable bald eagle egg that was retrieved from N2B in Decorah, Iowa.

2016 Decorah Camera Crew: John Howe, Dave Kester, David Lynch, Ann Lynch, Kike Arnal, Amy Ries Decorah Eagle camera maintenance began last Sunday, September 18, 2016, with the crew starting at N1. The recent flooding in Decorah and surrounding areas have changed the landscape around both of the Decorah Eagles nests. Trout Creek/Trout Run Stream has lost about 20 feet of stream bank at the base of N1, making work a bit difficult around the nest tree, but a new

Where are D24 and D25?

D4 and D25 in September of 2016

Where are D24 and D25? Their wanderings may be taking them closer together! After flying east to the Mississippi river, D25 returned to NE Iowa. He is currently on the Volga river near the Volga state recreation area. D24 was last spotted on a nameless stream roughly 38 miles SE of his brother. Like D25, bald eagles D1 and Four spent time along the Volga, while D24 is in an area previously explored by Four. Will the two meet again,