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Long-distance movements of non-migratory golden eagles in western North America, 2007-2017

February 14, 2022

We studied >500 golden eagles tracked by telemetry over a 10-year period in western North America, of which 160 engaged in non-routine, long-distance (> 300 km) movements. We identified spatial and temporal correlates of those movements at both small and large scales, and we quantified movement timing and direction. We further tested which age and sex classes of eagles were more likely to engage in these movements. This dataset includes data on daily distances and their correlates, long-distance event distances and durations and their correlates, event timing and directions, and eagle ages and sexes.