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Eagle maps: D27 phones home!

April 22, 2019: D27's Map

Thanks for the postcard, D27! D27 is not far from Rossville, Iowa, on a tributary of the Yellow River. It’s an area with plenty of food, folded hills for thermal soaring, and trees for perching and shelter. We’ll see if she follows the Yellow northeast to the Mississippi or strikes back to Decorah before heading north on her summer migration! I got curious about what the month of April looked like in 2018. The two years are pretty similar, although

March 20, 2019: A postcard from D27!

03/18/19: D27's Travel Map

It looks like D27 has decided to join the eagle party on the Mississippi River! She left Decorah on March 13 and flew NNW out to the Bluffton area, not far from Bob’s old farmstead and falcon breeding barns, before heading east to the Mississippi river. She is currently spending time on the Minnesota Slough just east of New Albin, Iowa. This area is rich in food resources and quite close to one of our falcon sites. We can’t help