White-tailed Eagles in the Media 2015

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Post by maertha » February 3rd, 2015, 9:48 pm

16.Hunter acquitted of animal cruelty. Sweden, February 2015

The video in this article shows the brutal scene in which the man tortures the bird.
Source: Norrtelje Tidning, 3 February 2015 http://norrteljetidning.se/nyheter/nyhe ... l-fangelse

See also doc. 115. viewtopic.php?f=46&t=241&start=100

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Post by maertha » February 5th, 2015, 9:34 pm

17.Sea eagles thrive in Finland. February 2015

Source: Nokian Uutiset, 4 February 2015 http://www.nokianuutiset.fi/Luonto/1194 ... vella.html

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Post by maertha » February 5th, 2015, 9:34 pm

18.Czech eagle Viktor is doing well. February 2015

The exhausted bird was found on New Year´s day. After a month in a wildlife center it was fitted with a satellite tag and released.
Pictures, video and map here: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/ct24/region ... ich-roste/
Source: ČT24, 4 February 2015

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Post by maertha » February 5th, 2015, 9:36 pm

19.White-tailed eagle sighted around Stranraer and Rhins. UK, February 2015

"A juvenile white-tailed eagle, (Haliaeetus albicilla) of BBC Springwatch and Mull Eagle Watch fame, has been thrilling residents of Stranraer for more than a month now, having been sighted at various locations around the town and surrounding areas, in close proximity to both the North and South Rhins."

Source: The Galloway Gazette, 5 February 2015 http://www.gallowaygazette.co.uk/news/l ... -1-3681451

Stranraer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stranraer
Contact Scottish Ornithologists’ Club, West Galloway branch http://www.the-soc.org.uk

Another report: The Press and Journal, 7 February 2015. By Jamie McKenzie
https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/ne ... ppearance/

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Post by maertha » February 9th, 2015, 6:27 pm

20.Many White-tailed Eagles are victims of lead poisoning. Estonia, February 2015

Source: 9 February 2015, http://eestielu.delfi.ee/saaremaa/elu/v ... d=70751447

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Post by maertha » February 11th, 2015, 11:39 pm

21.“Eagle TV” – new season has started. Latvia, February 2015

Sources: TV-Net.LV, database.lv http://www.tvnet.lv/zala_zeme/dzivnieki ... a_zagetaji
http://dabasdati.lv/en/kameras2015

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Post by maertha » February 11th, 2015, 11:41 pm

22.Rare visitor: White-tailed Eagle spotted near Pfaffenhofen, Bavaria. Germany, February 2015

Source: Donaukurier, 10 February 2015 http://www.donaukurier.de/lokales/kurzm ... 63,3016550

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Post by maertha » February 11th, 2015, 11:41 pm

23.Sea eagle still around in the Dutch/German border area near the village of Twist. February 2015

Source: Grafschafter Nachrichten, 10 February 2015 http://www.gn-online.de/Nachrichten/Keh ... 99329.html

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Post by maertha » February 13th, 2015, 7:01 pm

24.Schleswig-Holstein hunting will be lead-free by April. Germany, February 2015

Local hunters still defend lead ammo use. In some European countries lead ammunition has already been banned completely or partially (wetlands/waterfowl hunting).

SHZ.de, 9 February 2015 http://www.shz.de/schleswig-holstein/pa ... 18356.html

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Post by maertha » February 13th, 2015, 7:01 pm

25.Sit-and-wait predator near the village of Wierstorf. Germany, February 2015

az-online.de, 13 February 2015 http://www.az-online.de/lokales/landkre ... 30743.html

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Post by maertha » February 19th, 2015, 6:44 pm

26.Environmentalists protest overhead electricity line planned for Hula Valley. Israel, February 2015

“Installation of overhead power lines in the area pose a serious threat to the Hula Valley, which has become an international beacon for ecotourism and provides a place of respite for more than a million migratory birds each year (…).” According to the article, a local conservation project has operated to revive the population of white-tailed eagles that became extinct in the 1950s.

Source: The Jerusalem Post. By Sharon Udasin, 18 February 2015 http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Enviro ... ley-391476

Hula Valley: http://www.goisrael.com/Tourism_Eng/Tou ... alley.aspx
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jso ... /Hula.html

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Post by maertha » February 22nd, 2015, 2:45 pm

27.Injured eagle found near Riala. Sweden, February 2015
Source: Norrtelje Tidning, 21 February 2015 http://norrteljetidning.se/nyheter/nyhe ... -upphittad

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Post by maertha » February 23rd, 2015, 7:37 pm

28.Ørnens Dag 2015: Danish White-tailed Eagle population grows. February 2015

According to the article, there are about 61 WtE pairs in the country now. The species disappeared in Denmark at the beginning of the 20th century and returned in 1995.

Source: http://www.tv2nord.dk/artikel/339451:Re ... i-Vejlerne 22 February 2015

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2015, 12:11 am

29.Another eagle pair homeless as tree cut down. Germany, February 2015

The 140 year old oak containing the nest was felled between 17 and 21 February. A White-tailed Eagle pair raised here one or two young each year at least since 2007. According to the article, the nest was destroyed after a wind energy farm was discussed in the community. Police are investigating the case.

Source: Schleswiger Nachrichten, 24 February 2015 http://www.shz.de/lokales/schleswiger-n ... 42461.html

See also: New nest destroyed near Barsbek, Schleswig-Holstein. Germany, January 2015
Source: Kieler Nachrichten, by Thomas Christiansen. 7 January 2015 http://www.kn-online.de/Lokales/Ploen/P ... -zerstoert

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2015, 12:15 am

30.White-tailed Eagle dies of carbofuran poisoning. Czech Republic, February 2015

Source: http://www.rozhlas.cz/zpravy/priroda/_z ... u--1459349 , 24 February 2015

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2015, 6:10 pm

31.Angus Glens wind farm plans raise charity’s fears for wild birds. UK, February 2015

Source: The Courier, 24 February 2015 http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/ ... s-1.842889

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Post by maertha » February 25th, 2015, 6:10 pm

32.White-tailed Eagle collides with wind turbine in Andau. Austria, February 2015

The bird was found dead last December.

Source: BVZ.at, 25 February 2015 http://www.bvz.at/nachrichten/lokales/a ... 635,611122

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Post by maertha » February 27th, 2015, 8:34 pm

33.Injured eagle has died. Sweden, February 2015

Source: Norrtelje Tidning 22 February 2015 http://norrteljetidning.se/nyheter/nyhe ... v-skadorna
See also doc. 27: Injured eagle found near Riala. Sweden, February 2015

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Post by maertha » February 27th, 2015, 8:37 pm

34.Hunter to appeal against 10-month sentence. Sweden, February 2015

The man who tortured and killed a White-tailed Eagle seeks shorter sentence, even though the dead bird was found in his house along with two lynx furs and a video which shows the death of the eagle. According to the prosecutor, the hunter should have received a sentence of 14 to 18 month.

Source: Norrtelje Tidning, 25 February 2015 http://norrteljetidning.se/nyheter/nyhe ... -jaktbrott

See also doc. 16

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Post by maertha » February 27th, 2015, 8:41 pm

35.Campaign against illegal bird of prey persecution. Germany, February 2015

According to NABU, one of the country´s oldest and largest environment associations, about 700 cases have been documented during ten years. Among the 18 raptor species were also White-tailed Eagles. Source: NABU press release, 26 February 2015 http://www.pressrelations.de/new/standa ... n&r=589250

Sign the Petition: https://www.nabu.de/tiere-und-pflanzen/ ... 18414.html

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