21 Mar

The journey began late last March, near the western edge of Connecticut, before taking a northward path to a remote spot near the Quebec-Labrador border. After a summer spent there, the return began in October and ended back in the same area it began.

Not exactly where WVU researcher Todd Katzner expected this golden eagle to travel. Katzner has been researching golden eagles for nearly two decades but the data he was able to gather from this particular eagle’s migration – using a device of his own design – has given him a new perspective on the bird’s behavior. More online: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2012/03/20/new-data-from-golden-eagle-s-winter-trip-to-canada-helps-wvu-researcher-ensure-species-safety