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Confirmation of little eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides) migration by satellite telemetry

Brawata, Renee; Rae, Stuart; Gruber, Bernd; Reid, Samuel; Roberts, David

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The post-breeding migration of an adult male little eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides) was followed from south-eastern Australia to the Northern Territory using a GPS satellite transmitter. The bird bred in open woodland habitat on the edge of the city of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), before it flew more than 3300 km in 18 days, to winter in an area of eucalypt savannah in the Northern Territory. It remained there for 59 days, within a range of ∼30 km2, after which the last signal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-02-11
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/203954
Source: Australian Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1071/ZO18060

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