Eagle Tracking

November 29, 2016

On November 28, 2016, a juvenile male Golden Eagle was released at Big Walker Lookout in Wytheville, Virginia nearly three months after being admitted as a patient in late August 2016. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

November 28, 2016

On November 23, 2016, a mature male Bald Eagle was released at Chippokes Plantation State Park in Surry, Virginia. The eagle was rescued in Portsmouth in early October 2016. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

September 29, 2016

On September 28, 2016, a juvenile female Bald Eagle was released at Berkeley Plantation in Charles City, Virginia. The juvenile eagle was found unable to fly in Midlothian, Virginia in June 2016. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

December 21, 2015

On December 22, 2015, a young female Bald Eagle was released at Berkeley Plantation in Charles City, Virginia. The young eagle was rescued from Keswick, Virginia in September 2015; the bird suffered from a deep laceration on the backside of the bird’s right hock. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

November 3, 2015

On November 4, an immature [2.5 year old] male Bald Eagle was released at Caledon State Park, Virginia. The eagle was rescued from King George County in August 2015; the bird suffered from lead poisoning. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

August 27, 2015

On August 26, 2015, a mature female Bald Eagle was released at Widewater State Park in Stafford, Virginia. The eagle was rescued in the same area in May 2015; the bird spent more than three months recovering at the Wildlife Center. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

August 25, 2014

n August 20, 2014, two young Bald Eagles were released at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia. Both birds were rescued as eaglets in Chincoteague in May 2014 after their nest was destroyed in a storm. Prior to release, the eagles were fitted with GPS transmitters.

September 18, 2012

On May 16, 2012, Bald Eagle NX was released at the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Richmond County, Virginia.  NX was equipped with a GPS transmitter before release.  Read more about NX’s most recent [December 2011 - May 2012] case history.