White-tailed Eagles in the Media 2014

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Post by maertha » February 14th, 2014, 6:25 pm

36.Winter White-tailed Eagle watching at Getterön. Sweden, February 2014

Source: sverigesradio, 11 February 2014 http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.as ... el=5782066

Information on Getterön’s nature reserve and the local visitor centre http://wli.wwt.org.uk/2012/06/members/e ... -getteron/

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Post by maertha » February 14th, 2014, 6:27 pm

37.White-tailed Eagle found dead near Hoštice u Volyně in January was poisoned. Czech Republic, February 2014

An analysis showed that the bird, born and ringed five years ago in the Trebon Region (Třeboňsko), had been poisoned with carbofuran.
Another dead bird was found not far away near the town Spálené Poříčí (Plzeň jih district). See also doc.27

Sources: idnes.cz, Martina Vyroubalová and ceskenoviny.cz, ČTK, 14 February 2014
http://budejovice.idnes.cz/otraveny-ore ... zpravy_mav
http://www.ceskenoviny.cz/domov/krimi/z ... em/1043321

The Trebon Region (South Bohemia): http://www.trebon-info.com/the-trebon-region-trebonsko
For additional information about carbofuran poisonings click here, doc. 89 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=241&p=296830#p296830

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Post by maertha » February 15th, 2014, 4:08 pm

38.White-tailed Eagle camera project on its way. Netherlands, February 2014

A new camera season for fox, beaver an White-tailed Eagle in the Netherlands starts in March. The eagle owls are already online.

Source: BNDeStem, 14 February 2014 http://www.bndestem.nl/algemeen/binnenl ... -1.4220029

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Post by maertha » February 15th, 2014, 4:09 pm

39.Police investigate death of White-tailed Eagle. Norway, February 2014

The ringed bird was found dead near the edge of the road E39 in the Lindås Municipality.

Source: Bergens Tidende, 12 February 2014. By Atle Andersson and Gerhard Flaaten http://www.bt.no/nyheter/lokalt/Fant-dr ... 59141.html
Lindås is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway http://www.lindas.kommune.no/

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Post by maertha » February 16th, 2014, 12:08 pm

40.An adult white-tailed eagle is seen in a forest near the village of Sosnovy Bor north of Minsk. Belarus, February 2014

Source: Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko, 16 February 2014 http://www.trust.org/item/20140216055452-96bdm/
Official website of the Republic of Belarus http://www.belarus.by/en/

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Post by maertha » February 16th, 2014, 12:09 pm

41.Eagle watching day (Ørnens dag) in Denmark. February 2014

Source: DRdk, by Martin Kunzendorf. 16 February 2014 http://www.dr.dk/Nyheder/Viden/DagensBi ... 114334.htm

Ørnens dag is the annual event where DOF (Dansk Ornitologisk Forening) or the raptor experts within DOF are inviting interested people to come and get information about eagles in the field.
In places where the chances to see eagles usually are big, some DOF members set up their telescopes and let the many visitors have a look. Ørnens dag explanation by b.h-p

Information on the country´s WtE population (in Danish) can be found on the DOF website/"Projekt Ørn"
http://www.dof.dk/sider/index.php?optio ... Itemid=175

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Post by maertha » February 19th, 2014, 7:06 pm

42.Psst ... Leave the eagles in peace. Denmark, February 2014

A forest has been closed to protect a White-tailed Eagle pair on the Isle of Fuenen from disturbances caused by humans.
According to the article, the breeding attempt in 2013 failed.

5 February 2014, Lise Wolf. Read more on fyens.dk http://www.fyens.dk/article/2451337:tail feathers ... ere-i-fred

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Post by maertha » February 19th, 2014, 7:07 pm

43.At least 29 Eagles were spotted north of Leknes on the Lofoten Islands. Norway, February 2014

Source: Lofotposten, 17 February. By Jon Olav Larsen http://www.lofotposten.no/lokale_nyhete ... 174892.ece
Info about the Lofoten Islands on visitnorway.com http://www.visitnorway.com/uk/Where-to- ... h/Lofoten/

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Post by maertha » February 19th, 2014, 7:08 pm

44.Ten White-tailed Eagles observed near Dalian in Northeast China. February 2014

Source: Ecns.cn, 19 February 2014 http://www.ecns.cn/2014/02-19/101478.shtml

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Post by maertha » February 21st, 2014, 9:46 pm

45.At least 16 animals killed in mass poisoning. Serbia, February 2014

Three adult White-tailed Eagles and one immature bird were found dead in the municipality of Apatin, along with three buzzards, seven magpies and two jackals.

Source: RTV, 21 February 2012 http://www.rtv.rs/sr_ci/vojvodina/sombo ... 63929.html

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2014, 6:34 pm

46.Transmitter-fitted White-tailed Eagle killed by lead poisoning. Germany, February 2014

The female bird, at least nine years old, has survived a poisoning already in 2010. She could be rescued, got a transmitter and was released “into the wild” in 2011. The bird died one day after she was found on 13 February. According to the NABU, she was the fourth WtE who had do die due to a poisoning, caused by the use of lead ammunition this winter.

Source: Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V. NABU/press release 25 February 2014 http://www.pressrelations.de/new/standa ... n&r=558081

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2014, 8:15 pm

47.I had no idea that there was a White-tailed Eagle nest, says land owner. Germany, February 2014

A WtE pair lives near Demmin in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania since last summer.
Now about 12 trees were cut next to the nest, even though forest work is strictly forbidden from January to July around such an area.

Source: Nordkurier, 24 February 2014 http://www.nordkurier.de/demmin/dreist- ... 71902.html
Update: ARD, 20 March 2014 http://programm.ard.de/?sendung=2838511847050669

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2014, 8:16 pm

48.Second Danish White-tailed Eagle camera season has begun. February 2014

Source: DRdk, 24 February 2014. By Martin Kunzendorf http://www.dr.dk/Nyheder/Viden/Naturvid ... 133315.htm

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2014, 8:18 pm

49.Russian White-tailes Eagle population increases. February 2014

Source: Gismeteo.ru, 25 February 2014 http://www.gismeteo.ru/news/sobytiya/87 ... -vozrosla/

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2014, 8:19 pm

50.Outstanding gift idea. Poland, February 2014

A German smuggler was caught with an taxidermied White-tailed Eagle in his van at the Polish/Ukrainian border.
The man claimed the protected bird was a gift for his wife.

Source: Gazeta.pl Rzeszów, 25 February 2014 http://rzeszow.gazeta.pl/rzeszow/1,3496 ... anicy.html

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Post by maertha » February 27th, 2014, 7:35 pm

51.The early bird catches the worm. Finland/Scandinavia, February 2014

Mild winter in Scandinavia changes the behaviour of migratory birds.

Sources: Karjalainen, 27 February 2014 http://www.karjalainen.fi/uutiset/uutis ... t-aikaisin
Yle Uutiset, 27 February 2014. By Katariina Luoma http://yle.fi/uutiset/kosteikkolintulaj ... ta/7108997

More information in English: Scandinavia’s mild weather confuses birds and bears
Source: The Hindu, 12 January 2014. By Jessica Aldred http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp ... 569088.ece

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Post by maertha » February 28th, 2014, 8:32 pm

52.Letter in The Scotsman on "semi-tame" White-tailed Eagles. February 2014

Source: The Scotsman, 28 February 2014. Text by Irvine Inglis http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/le ... -1-3322995

Update, 1 March 2014: Responses to the letter from Irvine Inglis in The Scotsman http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/le ... -1-3324335

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Post by maertha » February 28th, 2014, 8:34 pm

53.Family meeting. Estonia, February 2014

Ornithologist Mati Martinson spotted a 25-year-old White-tailed Eagle, “visiting” his younger brother.

Source: Maaleht.ee, 28 February 2014 http://maaleht.delfi.ee/news/loodus/loo ... d=68123629

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Post by maertha » February 28th, 2014, 8:35 pm

54.Annual eagle count.Sweden, February 2014

Sveriges Radio, 28 February 2014. By Maria Elisson http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.as ... el=5796460

Update, 2 March 2014 – Results http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.as ... el=5798314

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Post by maertha » February 28th, 2014, 8:36 pm

55.Unusually high number of White-tailed Eagles as wintering guests in the region Champagne Ardenne. France, February 2014

Source: France TV, Champagne-Ardenne, 28 February 2014. By Lionel Gonzalez http://champagne-ardenne.france3.fr/201 ... 24355.html

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