White-tailed Eagles in the Media 2015

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Post by maertha » April 8th, 2015, 6:18 pm

56.Lauwersmeer White-tailed Eagle nesting attempt fails. Netherlands, April 2015

Source: Dagblad von het Noorden, 8 April 2015 http://www.dvhn.nl/nieuws/groningen/bro ... 31083.html

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Post by maertha » April 8th, 2015, 6:19 pm

57.Poisonings of rare and protected species on the rise in Serbia. April 2015

“Novi Sad, Serbia – WWF is launching a campaign in Serbia for the responsible use of pesticides called ´Listen up and stop the poisoning! The eagle is down!´ The reason is the increasing number of pesticide poisonings of strictly protected animals. Among them are greatly endangered species like the white-tailed eagle, but also domestic animals.”

Source: WWF press release/Oximity.com, 8 April 2015 https://www.oximity.com/article/Poisoni ... ed-speci-1

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Post by maertha » April 9th, 2015, 5:43 pm

58.Eagle found dead in Dithmarschen. Germany, April 2015

According to the article, local conservationist Uwe Robitzky is quite sure that the bird died from eating poisoned bait.
Source: Boyens Zeitungen/Heide, 9 April 2015 http://zeitungen.boyens-medien.de/aktue ... edern.html

At least two dogs and a buzzard were poisoned in the region during the last weeks. Source: SHZ.de, 25 March 2015 http://www.shz.de/lokales/norddeutsche- ... 09856.html

Several dogs and raptors died for the same reason in Northern Germany in 2013.

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Post by maertha » April 9th, 2015, 5:44 pm

59.Eagle viewing season opens on Mull. UK/Scotland, April 2015

“The popular Mull Eagle Watch project is a 5 Star VisitScotland attraction and was also awarded gold under the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Mull’s eagles are estimated to generate £5 million towards the island’s local economy each year, with around £60,000 going back into local community projects.”

Source: Argyll News, 9 April 2015 http://forargyll.com/2015/04/2015-eagle ... s-on-mull/

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Post by maertha » April 10th, 2015, 7:32 pm

60.Nesting aid for “homeless” eagles. Germany, April 2015

The nesting tree in a forest near Stangheck was cut down illegally some weeks ago after conservationists criticised plans to build a windfarm nearby.
Now the local NABU group is raising money to build an artificial nesting platform for the breeding pair.

Source: Schlei Bote, 10 April 2015 http://www.shz.de/lokales/schleibote/em ... 20886.html
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Post by maertha » April 10th, 2015, 7:35 pm

61.Scottish farmers claim rise in sea eagle numbers threatens their stock. UK, April 2015

Source: The Scotsman, 10 April 2015 http://www.scotsman.com/news/environmen ... -1-3742342
See also: New Sea Eagle Management Scheme launched for 2015. Scottish Natural Heritage, press release, 2 April 2015, doc. #53 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=728&start=40

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Post by maertha » April 14th, 2015, 10:09 pm

62.Live Project “Wilderness Wetland Wachau”: Artificial nest for White-tailed Eagles installed. Austria, April 2015

The EU project aims to restore alluvial and riparian forests in the Wachau Valley.

Source: Press release via donau - Österreichische Wasserstraßen-Gesellschaft mbH, 13 April 2015
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Post by maertha » April 14th, 2015, 10:10 pm

63.White-tailed Eagle collides with car. Sweden, April 2015

The bird died due to the collision while feeding on roadkill on the European route E 4 near Gävle.
Source: Expressen, 13 April 2015 http://www.expressen.se/nyheter/bilist- ... orn-pa-e4/

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Post by maertha » April 17th, 2015, 6:45 pm

64.White-tailed eagle - one of Ireland’s most endangered species - found dead by poisoning. April 2015

Source: Independent.ie, 17 April 2015 http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/ne ... 50734.html

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Post by maertha » April 17th, 2015, 7:17 pm

65.District of Schaumburg: The Eagle has landed. Germany, April 2015

Local authorities confirmed today the presence of a White-tailed Eagle breeding pair – a small ornithological sensation for the area. According to the article, the nesting territory was made public with the aim to protect the rare raptors from human disturbance.

Source: Schaumburger Zeitung, 17 April 2015 http://www.schaumburger-zeitung.de/port ... 01035.html

Update, 21 April: New breeding pair exposed to unregulated wildlife tourism
http://www.schaumburger-zeitung.de/port ... 01755.html

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Post by maertha » April 19th, 2015, 2:11 pm

66.Eagle rescued at Norheimsund, Hardanger. Norway, March 2015

Source: NRK, update 25 March 2015 http://www.nrk.no/hordaland/redningsaks ... 1.12271666

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Post by maertha » April 20th, 2015, 6:25 pm

67.Eagle triplets born in the Biesbosch. Netherlands, April 2015

Source: BNDeStem, 20 April 2015 http://www.bndestem.nl/algemeen/binnenl ... -1.4869720

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Post by maertha » April 23rd, 2015, 7:41 pm

68.Poisoned eagle found on Easter Sunday. Hungary, April 2015

Source: HAON, 21 April 2015 http://www.haon.hu/husvet-napjan-hoztak ... st/2814872

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Post by maertha » April 23rd, 2015, 7:41 pm

69.Hurricane Niklas destroys White-tailed Eagle nests. Germany, April 2015

According to the article, the storm which has raged across Germany on March 31st destroyed two White-tailed Eagle nests in Saxony-Anhalt near the River Elbe. A three-week-old chick died when the nest crashed to the ground. At the second place a clutch of two eggs was lost when the hurricane knocked down the nesting tree.

Source: Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, 22 April 2015 http://www.mz-web.de/dessau-rosslau/nac ... 96840.html

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Post by maertha » April 23rd, 2015, 7:42 pm

70.White-tailed Eagle dies from suspected poisoning. Denmark, April 2015

The dead animal was sent to the National Veterinary Institute for examination. Another poisoned sea eagle was found in the same region of South Jutland three years ago.
Source: Ekstra Bladet, 23 April 2015 http://ekstrabladet.dk/nyheder/samfund/ ... ng/5534684

Update, 13 January 2017: According to a newspaper report, it has turned out that this eagle died of a bacterial kidney and lung infection. http://www.jv.dk/artikel/2464105:Haders ... -forgiftet

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Post by maertha » April 23rd, 2015, 7:43 pm

71.Sea eagles and wind turbines in the Weser valley. Germany, April 2015

According to NABU, a female White-tailed Eagle died in a windfarm near Lake Steinhude in 2008. Two more windfarms are in the planning stage in the region.

Source: Schaumburger Zeitung, 23 April 2015 http://www.schaumburger-zeitung.de/port ... 02314.html

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Post by maertha » April 24th, 2015, 5:38 pm

72.Artificial island for pelicans to be constructed, says İzmir mayor. Turkey, April 2015

The first such sanctuary, built in 2012 for flamingos, attracts also White-tailed Eagles and many other bird species.

Source: Hurriyet Daily News, 23 April 2015 http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/artifi ... sCatID=341

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Post by maertha » April 24th, 2015, 5:40 pm

73.White-tailed Eagle loots nest of Black Stork. Latvia, April 2015

Source: Dabasdati.lv/delfi.lv, 24 April 2015 http://www.delfi.lv/mansdraugs/zveru-dz ... rka-ligzdu

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Post by maertha » April 25th, 2015, 8:30 pm

74.Cause of Death: Unknown. Czech Republic, April 2015

A dead White-tailed Eagle was found dead in early April in a region where another eagle died of carbofuran poisoning last year in March.
Source: deník.cz, 24 April 2015 http://strakonicky.denik.cz/zpravy_regi ... 50424.html

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Post by maertha » April 25th, 2015, 8:31 pm

75.White-tailed Eagle nest in Dithmarschen abandoned. Germany, April 2015

According to the article, the parent birds left the nest probably because of human disturbance - both chicks are dead. They hatched some days ago.
Source: Boyens Zeitungen, 24 April 2015 http://zeitungen.boyens-medien.de/aktue ... roren.html

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