After spending several days on the North River watershed in Currituck County, NC, Azalea left there about 8:00am March 24 and flew back to Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge and spent the night near the Wildlife Drive. She left Mattamuskeet about 1:00pm on March 25 flying northwest and arriving back at the Tidewater Research Station just east of Plymouth, NC about 2:00pm. She is spending her daytime hours visiting the 18 ponds filled with fish. The manager of the station tells me that he has counted as many as 35 bald eagles there at one time. At night she is apparently resting in a communal roost with the other visiting eagles in woods south of the research station. As of this satellite map at 7:00pm March 28, that is where she is.
Posted by: rlukei | March 29, 2010