Doug Proffitt reports on Harper the Golden Eagle’s winter migration from Canada toward Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, where he has stayed during winter since 2015.
December 14, 2018 Forests are a big part of Bernheim’s identity. The large forest blocks that comprise Bernheim and exist throughout the knobs form a ring around the Bluegrass. The reason these forests still exist is mainly due to the steep terrain and topography found in the knobs, as anything with agricultural value has long […]
Summer has given way to autumn. It’s that beautiful time of year when leaves start changing and nearly everyone that writes about birds decides to talk about migration. A fascinating subject for sure but I’m going to address another aspect of bird behavior. Heading south for the coming winter is nice, but not everyone can […]
We are pleased to announce that the golden eagle Harper has completed his migration from Bernheim Forest to his breeding grounds in Canada. He arrived in Churchill, Manitoba on March 30, 2018. Churchill is a town on the Hudson Bay best known for polar bears, beluga whales, and spectacular northern lights displays. It is also […]
Our most recent update on Harper’s Location shows that he has entered into Canada. After crossing over the eastern tip of Voyageurs National Park, he flew north then over the Rainy River District of Ontario. Here the boreal forest, a forest made up of primarily coniferous trees, begins in an area known as the Canadian […]