EagleWatch will step into the role of providing nest information to stakeholders and will continue to maintain and update the nest map while assigning nest ID’s for new nests reported to EagleWatch and the FWC
This season, staff banded and released eight eaglets from five counties. Six of the fledgling eagles came from natural nests and two came from nests on artificial structures. Since inception in 2017, the study has banded and released 48 juvenile eagles.
Each year the Center supports field research in raptors with supplying samples, specimens and other expertise. Audubon worked with Julie Carlin, UCF student, who’s research explores the difference in
abundance and type of microplastic found in birds of prey.
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey unveiled a new exhibit at their location in Maitland on Friday, October 11th. Sponsored by OUC – The Reliable One - the new exhibit focuses on Avian Protection for raptors and other birds, especially around power lines and transformers.