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Species: Bald Eagle
Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2009-01-02 00:00:00
Release Location: Harford County, Maryland, USA
Last Location: 2009-04-10 00:00:00
This bald eagle is a full time resident of the Chesapeake Bay. Bay bald eagles rotate between the Bay tributaries in search of seasonally available prey like fish and waterfowl. This eagle has reached sexual maturity but has not settled into a nesting territory. We expect her to settle into a territory in the next few years to raise a new generation of eagles in the Chesapeake Bay. We captured this eagle using a rocket net baited with a road killed deer. After fitting the eagle with a solar powered GPS transmitter, we released it on the shoreline of the Bay..