White-tailed Eagles in the Media 2014

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Post by maertha » August 7th, 2014, 7:38 pm

156.Åland's white-tailed eagles immortalised on a coin. Finland, August 2014

Source: Nya Åland, 5 August 2014, by T. Törnroth-Sarkkinen http://www.nyan.ax/nyheter/?news_id=84285

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Post by maertha » August 8th, 2014, 9:20 pm

157.Male chick fledged in Fife. Scotland, August 2014

“A pair of white-tailed sea eagles have successfully raised a a chick in the east of the country after their first chick died last year.”
The latter was fitted with a satellite tag but could not be found in the area in Aberdeenshire where it disappeared.
Source: BBC News, Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland, 7 August 2014 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edi ... e-28695948

See also doc. 82, 119, 148

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Post by maertha » August 12th, 2014, 6:57 pm

158.Delay on decision over wind farm near Bad Bederkesa because of concerns over White-tailed Eagles. Germany, August 2014

Source: Nordsee Zeitung, 7 August http://www.nordsee-zeitung.de/bad-beder ... 79696.html

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Post by maertha » August 12th, 2014, 6:58 pm

159.Good Summer for Sea Eagles in Iceland. August 2014

“Never before have more sea eagle couples been counted on nests in Iceland than this summer, more than 70, and 39 hatchlings survived.”

Source: Iceland Review. By Eygló Svala Arnarsdóttir, 11 August http://icelandreview.com/news/2014/08/1 ... es-iceland

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Post by maertha » August 14th, 2014, 9:32 pm

160.Sea eagles now nesting far inland – even Karelia and Lapland. Finland, August 2014

Due to the increasing WtE population, new breeding pairs tend to settle also in landlocked areas like North Karelia in eastern Finland.
“‘Two nesting pairs have been found in North Karelia, and at least one chick was born,’ says Petteri Tolvanen, the head of WWF’s Finnish Biodiversity programme.”

Source: YLE.fi, 14 August 2014, Sari Jormanainen/WWF Suomi, Petteri Tolvanen http://yle.fi/uutiset/merikotkat_levitt ... an/7411297
Article in English: http://yle.fi/uutiset/sea_eagles_now_ne ... nd/7412676

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Post by maertha » August 14th, 2014, 9:33 pm

161.White-tailed Eagle breeding success in Finland, August 2014

More good news from the North. According to WWF Finland, 445 inhabited nests were reported in the country.
In 279 of them 449 chicks have hatched, the biggest number since the start of the protection work in the 1970s.
Source: YLE.fi, 14 August 2014/WWF Suomi http://yle.fi/uutiset/hyva_vuosi_suomen ... le/7410820

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Post by maertha » August 24th, 2014, 10:35 am

162.“Overnight success” after 20 years in Haseldorf, Schleswig-Holstein. Germany, August 2014

A pair of white-tailed sea eagles have raised two chicks in the Nature protection area Haseldorfer Binnenelbe. Several eagles were observed in this region since 1996 but this ist the first successful breeding season.

Source: Uetersener Nachrichten, 14 August 2014 http://www.uena.de/lokales/uetersen/414 ... chwuchs-da

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Post by maertha » August 24th, 2014, 10:40 am

163.White-tailed Eagle sightings in Germany I, August 2014

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Post by maertha » August 24th, 2014, 10:50 am

164.White-tailed Eagle sightings in Germany II, August 2014

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Post by maertha » August 24th, 2014, 10:53 am

165.Risk to eagles cited among reasons for Kerry wind farm refusal. Ireland, August 2014

A perceived risk to the sea eagle is, according to the article, one of the main reasons for turning down a proposed nine-turbine wind farm in the Kerry-Cork border area near Kilgarvan.

Source: The Irish Times, 21 August, by Anne Lucey http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environm ... -1.1902929

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Post by maertha » August 24th, 2014, 10:54 am

166.News from the Gelderse Poort. Netherlands, August 2014

The young White-tailed Eagle, which could be observed on a regular basis in the lower rhine region since some month is still in the area. According to the article, the bird was born and ringed (ring number AY 48) in the Biesbosch in 2013.

Source: RP online, 23 August 2014, by Dieter Dormann http://www.rp-online.de/nrw/staedte/kle ... -1.4471142

See also doc. 118, 150, 152 and White-tailed Eagles in the Media 2013, doc. 21 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=538&p=204795&hilit=texel#p204795

Additional information, submitted by Kukelke: http://www.boswachtervanderneut.nl/item.php?item=223

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Post by maertha » August 24th, 2014, 8:55 pm

167.Rescued eagle will be released soon. Germany, August 2014

The ten-year-old bird was found exhausted and near death about three weeks ago near Tribsees, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Falconer Ulrich Reppenhagen nursed the eagle back to health.

Source: Nordkurier, 25 August 2014 http://www.nordkurier.de/demmin/grosser ... 44508.html

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Post by maertha » August 30th, 2014, 3:43 pm

168.First White-tailed Eagles for more than 100 years in the Binnenschlei region. Germany, August 2014

Three eagles have been spotted repeatedly on the Isle of Gulls (Möweninsel). The small island belongs to the town of Schleswig in northern Germany. Biologist Thomas Grünkorn from the Sea Eagle Working Group Schleswig-Holstein confirmed the observations. Two of the birds could become the first pair to breed in this area in 100 years. According to Grünkorn, the river of Schlei is home to three other eagle pairs.

Source: SHZ, 26 August 2014 http://www.shz.de/lokales/schleswiger-n ... 00431.html
Möweninsel/Isle of Gulls http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%B6weninsel
Projektgruppe Seeadlerschutz/Sea Eagle Working Group Schleswig-Holstein http://www.projektgruppeseeadlerschutz.de/

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Post by maertha » August 30th, 2014, 3:56 pm

169.Rescued Eagle released. Germany, August 2014

The young female bird was released near the Pomeranian Lagoon – 150 kilometres away from the region where she was found in July.
Source: Nordkurier, 28 August 2014 http://www.nordkurier.de/templin/seeadl ... 45408.html

See also doc. 141

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Post by maertha » September 5th, 2014, 9:08 pm

170.The economic benefits of wildlife conservation. Ireland, August 2014

8000 people have visited the White-tailed Eagle Watching and Information Point in Mountshannon, Ireland, since it opened on 4 July.

Source: The Clare Champion, 31 August 2014 http://www.clarechampion.ie/local-touri ... mer-boost/

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Post by maertha » September 5th, 2014, 9:09 pm

171.New Wild Bird Center in Latvia. September 2014

The new center is the first raptor care and rehabilitation station in the country. According to ornithologist Uģis Bergmanis, the place will become no “retirement home” but is dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned wild birds.

Source: LSM.LV http://www.lsm.lv/lv/raksts/vide-un-zin ... ai.a97035/

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Post by maertha » September 7th, 2014, 11:14 am

172.White-tailed Eagles nesting at record levels in Denmark. August 2014

According to Lennart Pedersen, leader of the Danish Ornithological Societies´s eagle prject (Projekt Ørn within the Dansk Ornitologisk Forening), about 56 successful nests and 80 fledged young could be documented in 2014.

Source: Avisen.de, 10 August 2014 http://www.avisen.dk/havoerne-saetter-y ... 79857.aspx

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Post by maertha » September 7th, 2014, 11:15 am

173.Young eagle injured after colliding with car on E 39 near Øysand. Norway, August 2014

Source: Trønderbladet, 26 August 2014. By Bjørn A. Esaissen http://www.tronderbladet.no/nyheter/article10059744.ece
NRK Trøndelag, 26 August http://www.nrk.no/trondelag/skadet-havo ... 1.11900087
Update, 27 August: Injured eagle has a good chance of survival http://www.nrk.no/trondelag/blir-foster ... 1.11901368

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Post by maertha » September 7th, 2014, 11:16 am

174.White-tailed Eagles bring in over £5million to the local economy through tourism. UK/Isle of Mull, September 2014

“The Mull Eagle Watch partnership project has just been awarded a gold rating by UK-wide Green Tourism Business Scheme.”

Source: The Press and Journal, 5 September 2014 https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/ne ... off-award/

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Post by maertha » September 10th, 2014, 8:42 pm

175.About 250 White-tailed Eagle breeding pairs in Estonia. September 2014

Source: Lääne Elu, 8 September 2014. By Berit-Helena Lamp http://online.le.ee/2014/09/07/merikotk ... -kaitstud/

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