White-tailed Eagles in the Media 2014

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Post by maertha » July 9th, 2014, 7:12 pm

136.Cormorant ecology and White-tailed Eagles. July 2014

Source: SvenskaYle.Fi, 9 July 2014 http://svenska.yle.fi/artikel/2014/07/0 ... skarvracet

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Post by maertha » July 10th, 2014, 6:15 pm

137.It´s a girl! Ireland, July 2014

According to wildlife photographer Nigel Beers Smith, the young bird in the nest at Mountshannon is a female. Allan Mee, project manager of the Irish WtE reintroduction programme, confirmed the information. The chick was fitted with coloured wing tags (bright purple and orange) by Mee and his team.

Source: Nigel Beers Smith/ Mountshannon White Tailed Sea Eagles at Facebook, 8 July 2014
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mountshan ... 1757698020

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Post by maertha » July 11th, 2014, 8:15 pm

138.Offspring of White-tailed Eagle pair at Lake Steinhude (Steinhuder Meer) left the nest. Germany, July 2014

20 WtE pairs bred successfully in Lower Saxony in 2014. Source: Press release, 11 July 2014, Region Hannover
http://www.pressemeldung-niedersachsen. ... gge-13927/

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Post by maertha » July 12th, 2014, 12:44 pm

139.Firefighters tackle wildfire in Scoraig peninsula. UK, July 2014

According to the article, the area is home to a pair of rare white-tailed sea eagles who have settled on the coast, the first to do so in more than 100 years.”

Source: BBC News, Highlands & Islands, 11 July 2014 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-hig ... s-28272922

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Post by maertha » July 18th, 2014, 6:32 pm

140.Rare and endangered birds are bred in Almaty Nursery. Kazakhstan, July 2014

The Sunkar nursery, that has bred more than 1,000 birds, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. According to the article, 632 of these birds “have been released into the wild and the genealogy of each pair of birds is carefully traced.”

Source: The Astana Times, 15 July 2014. By Marina Mikhailova
http://www.astanatimes.com/2014/07/rare ... y-nursery/

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Post by maertha » July 18th, 2014, 6:35 pm

141.Young White-tailed Eagle rescued. Germany, July 2014

The female bird, which was underweight and unable to fly, was brought to the nature conservation station Woblitz.

Source: Nordkurier, 15 July 2014 http://www.nordkurier.de/prenzlau/seead ... page=0%2C2

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Post by maertha » July 18th, 2014, 6:36 pm

142.At least 14 White-tailed Eagles born in the Swedish province Blekinge. July 2014

Source: Aftonbladet, 16 July 2014 http://www.aftonbladet.se/senastenytt/t ... 9228495.ab

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Post by maertha » July 18th, 2014, 6:38 pm

143.White-tailed Eagles raised their young in the Kursk Region. Russia, July 2014

Source: Kursk Izvestia, 18 July 2014 http://kursk-izvestia.ru/news/11179/

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Post by maertha » July 19th, 2014, 8:42 am

144.'Shoved' sea eagle chick on Mull flies nest. UK, July 2014

“A sea eagle chick, featured on BBC Springwatch, which was seen being pushed out of the nest by an intruder eagle has successfully flown the nest.”

Source: BBC News, Glasgow and West Scotland, 18 July 2014 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-gla ... t-28381139

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Post by maertha » July 21st, 2014, 8:12 pm

145.On the reintroduction of wildlife to the UK. July 2014

“The infrastructure bill seeks to reclassify extinct species as non-native, and prevent them from returning.”

Source: The Guardian, 21 July 2014. By George Monbiot http://www.theguardian.com/environment/georgemonbiot

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Post by maertha » July 21st, 2014, 8:14 pm

146.White-tailed Eagles thriving in Finland. July 2014

About 40 years after less than ten pairs were counted during the 1970s in Finland, the White-tailed Eagle population is doing well and nests continue to appear in new areas. Today there are more than 400 breeding pairs in the country.

Source: Yle Helsinki, 21 July 2014. By Outi Pukkila http://yle.fi/uutiset/merikotkat_levitt ... an/7359339

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Post by maertha » July 21st, 2014, 8:15 pm

147.More than 2500 visitors have so far flocked to see the White Tailed Sea Eagles Viewing & Information Point on the shores of Lough Derg in County Clare. Ireland, July 2014

The Information point was officially opened on July 4th. Visit http://www.mountshannoneagles.ie for more on the Mountshannon White Tailed Sea Eagles Viewing & Information Point.
Source: The Clare Herald, 21 July 2014 http://clareherald.com/2014/07/21/visit ... gles-2403/

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Post by maertha » July 21st, 2014, 8:17 pm

148.Breeding sea eagles become Fife tourist attraction. Scotland, July 2014

“The first pair of sea eagles to breed in the east of Scotland for almost 200 years, have become a tourist attraction. (…) There are now more than 200 individual sea eagles in Scotland, including more than 50 breeding pairs on the west coast.”

Source: The Scotsman, 21 July 2014 http://www.scotsman.com/news/environmen ... -1-3483465

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Post by maertha » July 22nd, 2014, 8:03 pm

149.White-tailed Eagle spotted in Porto Pi, Mallorca. Spain, July 2014

Mallorca Zeitung, 22 July 2014 http://www.mallorcazeitung.es/tiere/201 ... 32157.html

Note: The picture in the newspaper shows an osprey.

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Post by maertha » July 22nd, 2014, 8:04 pm

150.White-tailed Eagle sighting in the Dutch/German border region. July 2014

According to Ornithologist Bert Beekers, the bird is about two years old and ringed. The eagle was observed during the last month on a regular basis at the Millingerwaard Nature Reserve and in some areas nearby.

Source: WAZ, 22 July 2014. By Andreas Gebbink http://www.derwesten.de/staedte/nachric ... x493271330
See also doc. 118, June 2014 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=628&start=120

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Post by maertha » July 26th, 2014, 2:35 pm

151.Four young eagles in the district of Celle. Gemany, July 2014

The White-tailed Eagle came back to Lower Saxony as a breeding bird 18 years ago. 26 breeding pairs were reported in 2014.

Source: Cellesche Zeitung, 3 July 2014. By Andreas Babel http://www.cellesche-zeitung.de/S318010 ... elle-gross

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Post by maertha » July 26th, 2014, 2:36 pm

152.New arrival identified. Netherlands, July 2014

The young bird which could be observed in the Millingerwaard Nature Reserve during the last month was born in the Oostvaardersplassen.

Source: de Gelderlander, 25 July 2014 http://www.gelderlander.nl/regio/nijmeg ... -1.4464750

See also: doc. 118 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=628&start=120 and doc. 150

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Post by maertha » August 1st, 2014, 6:20 pm

153. Nature Park Dahme-Heideseen is home to nine White-tailed Eagle pairs. Germany, July 2014

Source: GDF SUEZ E&P, Project Flyer/Newsletter Märkisch Buchholz III/Juli 2014
PDF here: http://www.gdfsuezep.de/aktuelles/media ... ikationen/

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Post by maertha » August 1st, 2014, 6:21 pm

154.Stable White-tailed Eagle population development and many winter guest from Russia in the southwestern archipelago of Finland. August 2014

Source: Marie Söderman, 1 August 2014, http://svenska.yle.fi/artikel/2014/08/0 ... gardshavet
Archipelago National Park: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archipelago_National_Park

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Post by maertha » August 6th, 2014, 11:58 pm

155.White-tailed eagles breed successfully for second year. Ireland, August 2014

A female chick has flown from its nest in Lough Derg, near Mountshannon, Co Clare.
Source: Irish Examiner, 2 August 2014. By Donal Hickey http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/wh ... 77944.html

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