Deceased: Eaten by a predator, July 2013
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The Long-billed Curlew Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) between Middleton and Emmett Idaho.
Ada County, Idaho, near her summer home on the ACEC. Ada’s name was chosen by IBO’s Facebook fans.
Ada was the 3rd Curlew captured for our study. She and her mate, Emmett, successfully hatched 4 chicks on June 5th, 2013! Ada became famous when a crew from the Idaho Statesman came out to watch her receive a transmitter! Ada was killed and eaten while on her wintering grounds in California, most likely by a Prairie Falcon. Read the story about Ada’s loss.