Chickatawbut is an adult female tagged March 8, 2017, by Norman Smith at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. She was relocated to beach habitat near Salisbury, MA, and spent the remainder of the winter on the MA/NH coast. She was last detected May 5, 2017, in southern Quebec, but migrated south to the Gulf of St. Lawrence in November 2017 and wintered near Louiseville, QC. In April 2018 she migrated north to the central Canadian Arctic, coming south again in Feb. 2019 to Anticosti Island, QC.
Chickatawbut’s transmitter was paid for by generous contributions from the public.