Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Wednesday, April 8, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 34° Clear

Outdoors blog

Golden eagle chicks monitored by researchers

Golden eagle chicks in a nest near Asotin, Washington. (Paul Wik / Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Golden eagle chicks in a nest near Asotin, Washington. (Paul Wik / Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Paul Wik, state Fish and Wildlife Department district biologist in southeastern Washington, checked a golden eagle nest south of Asotin recently to determine the age of the chicks.

Researchers plan to capture one chick pre-fledging to install a solar powered transmitter.

Here's a story about the state's efforts to monitor the big eagles.



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

Follow Rich online:




Go to the full Outdoors page