Department of Animal Science, University of British Columbia
noun: 1. A large diurnal bird of prey of family Accipitidrae,
cosmopolitan distribution. 2. A representation of this bird, as an emblem.
In mythology the eagle represents might and courage, and since Roman times
has been used as an emblem of em pire or sovereign power. 3. The
constellation Aquilla. 4. Golf score of two below par on a hole.
So What is Eagle-Net??
Eagle-Net is a moderated e-mail discussion list. Topics of
discussion revolve around all eagle species; including sea eagles
(eg. Bald eagle), snake eagles (eg. Short-toed eagle), booted eagles (eg.
Golden eagle), and tropical eagles (eg. Harpy eagle).
To establish international communication between groups or persons
involved with Eagle conservation and research.
To discuss ideas, methods, results, past-present-future research, job
opportunities, and general inquiries related to eagles. Areas of interest
include: Conservation, Ecology, Physiology, Toxicology, etc. Some possible
outcomes include collaboration an d identification of funding sources.
This discussion group is not intended to be mutually exclusive to research
organizations and should include other interest groups. This will be a
moderated list to which anyone may subscribe.
To subscribe to Eagle-Net, send the following e-mail message to
Remember to leave the subject line blank!
Sample Discussion Topics :
* Lifting Capacity
* Adult Reactions to Fallen Fledglings
* Osprey-Eagle Encounters
* Job Announcements
* Bald Eagles and Leadshot
* Aircraft Disturbances on Bald Eagles
* Blood Parasite Loading
* Golden Eagle-Sandhill Crane Encounters
* Bald Eagle Population Surveys
* Siblicide in Bald Eagles
* Misc. Announcements - conferences, meetings, etc.
Eagle and Other Bird Links :
Eagle-Net originates from the Department of Animal Science, University of
British Columbia, Canada. Any questions, suggestions, or problems can be
directed to the moderators at:
Moderators: Gregg Howald and Chris Coker