One of California’s most majestic birds of prey returned to the wild in Las Trampas Regional Wilderness on May 2, 2014, after eight months of treatment and rehabilitation at the UC Davis California Raptor Center.
The young female golden eagle was fitted with a small backpack GPS transmitter with solar recharging.
View: Maps of the golden eagle's flights
Golden Eagle release video - May 2, 2014
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
Golden Eagle Release - May 2, 2014
Recovered Golden Eagle Returns to the Wild
* Homepage photo by Trina Wood/UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine