Looking for patterns in frequent visits to areas during the fall and winter, we hope to narrow down locations that she might have chosen to nest. Although, there is one pattern and place unrelated to the focus of nesting that stands out. Wadasé has never failed to come home in the beginning of fall or during the winter months.
Wadasé’s last visit to the aviary was the first week of September. True to her pattern over the last few years, she visits late fall or early winter, briefly, as if to just check in.
Submitted by Jennifer Randell and Bree Dunham Everything is finally green and lush here in the river bottom after quite a reluctant start to spring. The milkweed we planted is up and just beginning to bloom. Our first monarchs have arrived along with the hummingbirds and a host of other migratory birds. In April, we Read More »
Submitted by Jennifer Randell and Bree Dunham As most of you may know, Sept. 20, we successfully released Mko Kno, the first eaglet that was hatched at Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Eagle Aviary this spring. He was fitted with a satellite GPS telemetry backpack much like Wadasé Zhabwé wears. We opted for an improved version that Read More »
Contributed by Jennifer Randell and Bree Dunham After being gone a little more than eight months, Wadasé Zhabwé is home. Maybe she got wind of the last article in the Hownikan about her lack of recent visits, and she had to be sure to make us change our next article at the last minute. Perhaps Read More »