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Reproduction and distribution of bald eagles in Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota, 1973-1993

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Reproduction and distribution of bald eagles in Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota, 1973-1993; 1995; Federal Government Series; BSR; 1; Grim, Leland H.; Kallemeyn, Larry W.

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The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is classified as a threatened species in Minnesota. In 1973, the National Park Service began monitoring the distribution and reproduction of bald eagles in and immediately adjacent to Voyageurs National Park to obtain data that park management could use to protect bald eagles from the effects of use of the park by visitors and from the expansion of park facilities. Thirty-seven breeding areas were identified during 1973-93. Annual productivity ranged from 0.00 to 1.42 fledglings/occupied nest and averaged 0.68 during the 21 breeding seasons. The annual number of breeding pairs tripled, the mean number of fledged eaglets increased 5 times, and reproductive success doubled during the study. However, [...]

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