D27: Home for the Fall! In late July, D27 sent a postcard from just inside Manitoba: the farthest north that any of our Decorah eagles have traveled. She started her fall migration on August 10, traveling 79.1 miles SWS to an unnamed lake 58 miles ENE of Sachiago Lake. After several short flights of 30 or so miles, she flew 145 miles south between August 16 and August 18, and an incredible 338 miles between August 19 and August 22!
Where are D27, D36, and Golden Eagles 731 and 733? D27 and the two GOEA sent postcards from Canada and Nunavut, while D36 is still staycationing in northern Iowa! Their summers are looking something like this… D27 D27 is continuing her cool eagle summer up on the Hudson Plains. While the area is full of low-lying plains, rivers, and muskeg, she appears to be exploring a large coniferous forest region dotted with lakes…ideal territory for an eagle-cation! She is 827
RRP Director John Howe went looking for D36 on July 17th and found him! Although we know where D36 has been, we haven’t seen him since we shut the cameras off in late August of 2020. He looks great and we’re so happy that John found him! D36 is a two-year old eagle who hatched at N2B in Decorah in 2020. He is the offspring of Mom and DM2. I decided to head out Sunday morning to attempt locating D36
D27 is a five year old eagle who hatched at N2B in Decorah in 2017. She is the offspring of Mom and Dad. D36 is a two-year old eagle who hatched at N2B in Decorah in 2020. He is the offspring of Mom and DM2. D27: Summering in Canada Thanks so much for the airmail, D27 and D36! Far-flung traveler D27 is beating the heat up in Canada this summer. She headed north on May 22 – a lot earlier
Where are Decorah Eagles D36 and D27, Golden Eagles 731 and 733, and FSV44 from Xcel Energy’s Fort St. Vrain nest in Platteville, Colorado? Everyone except D36 has headed north to summer in cooler climes, and all of them sent summer vacation postcards! Decorah Bald Eagles D27 and D36 D27 is currently spending time on an unnamed lake west of Magiss Lake in northwestern Ontario. Her departure was a bit of a surprise to us, since she left so late