Bald Eagle

Robert (Bob) Anthony, Frank Isaacs, Dan Edge

Latin name: Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Despite 25 years of fieldwork that’s produced volumes of data on the productivity, locations, and movement of Oregon’s bald eagles, there still are questions. For example, scientists know that some West Coast eagles travel north to British Columbia in late summer, that birds from the northern interior of Canada come south to Oregon in winter, and that some southwest eagles come north in the fall. But researchers don’t know much about what happens to young Oregon eagles after they fledge from the nest. (Excerpt from:

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Marr, V., W. D. Edge, R. A. Anthony, and R. Valburg. 1995. Sheep carcass availability and use by bald eagles. Wilson Bulletin 107: 251–257.