#53, Jack, is an adult male that was captured and released at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory in Duluth, MN on November 12, 2012. The interactive map below shows his migrations in 2012 and 2013.
December 5: #53 moved east out of Iowa and into northwestern Illinois. On Dec 5 he was in Henderson County, Illinois which is the furthest south we have tracked a golden eagle.
December 21: #53, Jack, continues to move around in western Illinois and is now about 35 miles NW of St. Louis, MO.
#53, “Jack” who was tagged at Hawk Ridge on Nov 12 has been moving slowly but steadily south. On the 13th he was in Douglas Co., WI about 8 miles south of Superior, Wis. On the 15th he continued his southbound journey and moved into Rusk County, Wisconsin. From Nov 16 – 22 he has been using an area west and south of Ladysmith, Wis.
Golden Eagle Migration interactive map
This interactive map includes migration data from fall 2012 through spring 2013 for three golden eagles who are being tracked with satellite transmitters by the Golden Eagle Project. Each bird’s fall and spring migration are detailed with the colored paths on the map.The spring migration routes are darker, the fall migration routes are lighter. #45 Jeanette – Red #53 Jack – Purple
To use this map:
• Click and drag anywhere on the map to move it and pan the scene
• Click on the + or – signs to zoom in and out, or scroll with the roller on your mouse.
• Click on one of the migration paths to activate the “pop-up” feature for more information about each bird.
• You can open a larger version of this map in a separate window by clicking the “View Larger Map” hyperlink below the map.