Golden eagles are present throughout central Kentucky during winter months, but seldom seen by people. Data on the winter range of Harper, the golden eagle tracked by Bernheim, show a strong aversion to people and the places they live. A nice example of that was seen on November 24, with an area used encompassing 2,500 […]
Harper the golden eagle has maintained a low profile since arriving at Bernheim on November 4th. His movements have spanned an area of 5,000 acres, or nearly 8 square miles. His core range within that area has been less, with him using 2,000 acres of interior forest that include rugged knobs and mature forest. […]
Source: WHAS11 November 5, 2018 On Saturday, Harper completed his 1,500-mile migration, landing in the Wilson Valley of Bernheim. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — Harper the Golden Eagle is back in Bernheim Forest. On Saturday, Harper completed his 1,500-mile migration, landing in the Wilson Valley of Bernheim. The complete migration took 19 days, beginning on October […]
The golden eagle known as Harper successfully completed his 1500 mile migration on Saturday, November 3, 2018. With spectacular accuracy he navigated across Fort Knox and flew directly to his preferred range in the Wilson Valley of Bernheim. It was amazing to watch his tracks move directly to his favorite locations from last winter in […]
Source: WDRB November 3, 2018 Story by Kate Springer A rare bird is calling Bernheim Forest home for the winter, year after year. Researchers are learning important lessons thanks to Harper the Golden Eagle. Watch video here.