Latest Aquila Stories

2009-04-15 08:05:00

Studying satellite radar data from ESA’s Envisat and the Italian Space Agency’s COSMO-SkyMed, scientists have begun analyzing the movement of Earth during and after the 6.3 earthquake that shook the medieval town of L’Aquila in central Italy on 6 April 2009.

2009-02-02 18:05:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced fourth quarter and annual financial results for 2008. Net loss for the three months ended Dec.

2008-10-14 09:00:31

AQUILA RESOURCES INC. (TSX: AQA)(FRANKFURT: JM4A) ("Aquila" or the "Company") is pleased to release assays from the final 13 drill holes targeting the Pinwheel Zone expansion at the Back Forty Project in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

2008-08-25 09:00:58

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 25, 2008) - AQUILA RESOURCES INC.

2008-07-15 09:01:21

Great Plains Energy, a public utility holding company, has acquired Aquila, an integrated electric and natural gas utility. Aquila's Missouri electric utility business will operate under the brand name of Great Plains Energy's subsidiary, KCP&L.

2008-07-15 06:00:51

By Mark Fagan, Journal-World, Lawrence, Kan. Jul. 15--Aquila's natural gas operations in Kansas and Colorado -- operations that are based in Lawrence -- are under new ownership and are working under a new manager. Black Hills Corp.

2008-07-15 03:00:34

By Steve Everly and Mark Davis, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 15--The last remnants of long-struggling Aquila Inc. were split up Monday, but not before its board of directors granted its chief executive officer a parting gift. It was disclosed last year that Richard Green Jr.

2008-07-14 18:00:35

By Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 14--Natural gas payments of 340,000 Nebraska and Iowa customers soon will go to the Black Hills, but the new owner of their local gas systems says no one will see a difference in rates or service.

2008-07-13 06:00:00

By Joe Blumberg, St. Joseph News-Press, Mo. Jul. 13--Local control of electricity moves another step away tomorrow, when Kansas City Power & Light officially takes over Aquila. The city of St.

2008-07-11 18:00:31

RAPID CITY, S.D., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp.

Latest Aquila Reference Libraries

2006-02-27 12:38:30

The Wahlberg's Eagle (Aquila wahlbergi) is a bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. Average length is 55-60cm in length and wingspan 130-160 cm. This eagle breeds throughout most of Africa, south of the Sahara. It prefers woodland areas, often near water. It builds a stick nest in the fork of a tree or the crown of a palm tree. The clutch is one or two eggs. This medium-sized raptor has mostly dark brown plumage except for dark streaked grey undersides to the flight...

2006-02-27 11:52:44

The Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) is a medium-sized bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae (like all eagles). It is about 60 cm in length and has a wingspan of 150cm. There are two known populations. The birds that breed in central and eastern Europe winter in Africa. Additionally, there is a resident Indian race, which is sometimes considered a separate species (Aquila hastate). This species prefers open or lightly wooded country where it lays 1-3 eggs in a tree...

2006-02-27 11:42:09

The Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga), sometimes referred to as simply the Spotted Eagle, is a large bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. It is about 65 cm in length and has a wingspan of 160 cm. This bird's breeding habitat ranges from northern Europe across Asia. It winters in southeastern Europe, the Middle East and south Asia. It prefers fairly wooded country where it lays 1-3 eggs in a tree nest. Its diet consists mainly of small mammals and similar, mainly...

2006-02-27 11:17:08

The Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) is a large bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. It measures roughly 62-72 cm in length and has a wingspan of 165-185 cm. It was once considered to be closely related to the migratory Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis) and the two forms were considered to be conspecific. However, DNA studies have now shown that these two birds are not even closely related. It breeds throughout most of Africa both north and south of the Sahara Desert and across...

2006-02-27 11:03:10

The Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis) is a large bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. It is roughly 62-74 cm in length and has a wingspan of 165-190cm. It was once considered to be closely related to the non-migratory Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) and the two forms have previously been treated as conspecific. DNA studies have now shown that these birds are not even each other's nearest relatives. The Steppe Eagle can be found from Romania east through the south Russian and...

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