More birds added to our project thanks to the Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch

Bryce recently spent a week at the Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch in Mackinaw City, Michigan, where he and Nick Alioto deployed eleven units on migrant Red-tailed Hawks. Nick will be conducting a movement ecology study focused on migrants in the great lakes region, and we’re excited to see what insights he gains from these tagged birds. Take a look below at the excellent new birds, and stay tuned to learn where these birds breed.

Kirby

Trap location: Cheboygan, Michigan

Trap date: 3 April 2021

Red

Trap location: 2 April 2021

Trap date: 2 April 2021

Herald

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 2 April 2021

Morpheus

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 4 April 2021

Jack

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 4 April 2021

Patagium

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 4 April 2021

Rip

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 5 April 2021

Rowan

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 5 April 2021

Traveler

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 5 April 2021

Sam

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 5 April 2021

Trinity

Trap location: Mackinaw, Michigan

Trap date: 5 April 2021

Thanks to Nick Alioto and Ed Pike, and the Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch for their willingness to collaborate, and to Leah Rudge for her help! To learn more about their work, visit http://www.mackinacraptorwatch.org.

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