White-tailed Eagles in the Media 2016

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Post by maertha » August 30th, 2016, 5:53 pm

96.Ospreys and White-tailed Eagles in Finland. August 2016

27 August 2016 http://lvs.fi/2016/08/27/saaksella-6-pe ... mpaalassa/

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Post by maertha » August 30th, 2016, 5:54 pm

97.Eagle dies after collision with power line. Czech Republic, August 2016

30 August 2016 http://benesovsky.denik.cz/zlociny-a-so ... 60830.html

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Post by maertha » August 31st, 2016, 6:00 pm

98.White-tailed Eagle released back into the wild after rehabilitation. Czech Republic, August 2016

The young bird was fitted with a radio transmitter.
31 August 2016 http://www.rozhlas.cz/hradec/zpravy/_zp ... u--1645732

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Post by maertha » September 2nd, 2016, 8:29 pm

99.Second successful White-tailed Eagle breeding season in the city of Schleswig. Germany, September 2016

The eagle pair which settled near Gottorf Castle in 2014 raised again two young (a third one died). The nest in a poplar tree collapsed during a storm about ten days before the siblings took their first flight.

1 September 2016 http://www.shz.de/lokales/schleswiger-n ... 09926.html
See also: doc. #50.White-tailed Eagles at Gottorf Castle, Schleswig-Holstein. March 2015 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=728&start=40 and doc. #85 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=728&start=80

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Post by maertha » September 2nd, 2016, 8:29 pm

100.Young eagle visits deer farm near Ullerslev, Funen. Denmark, September 2016

According to the article, a fawn was born on this day, and the deer appeared more nervous than usual.
The eagle sat about 15-30 minutes in a tree before he left the area. Funen is the country´s third-largest island.

2 September 2016 http://www.fyens.dk/nyborg/Havoern-spot ... el/3060683

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Post by maertha » September 8th, 2016, 6:30 pm

101.Eagle released back into wild after rehabilitation from wind turbine collision. Poland, September 2016

The injured youngster was in a very poor condition when it was found at the end of July. He was incredibly lucky to have survived.
5 September 2016 http://ilawa.wm.pl/381167,Ten-bielik-mi ... z4JfmY7GS5

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Post by maertha » September 8th, 2016, 6:31 pm

102.Breeding success of White-tailed Eagles in Finnish regions. September 2016

6 September 2016 http://yle.fi/uutiset/merikotkan_pesint ... et/9146076

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Post by maertha » September 8th, 2016, 6:32 pm

103.Successful nesting season in the Middle-Elbe region. Germany, September 2016

According to the article, all White-tailed Eagle territories between the cities of Wittenberg and Schönebeck are occupied now by nine breeding pairs. Six pairs raised a total of seven young birds.
6 September 2016 http://www.mz-web.de/wittenberg/spitzen ... z-24697344

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Post by maertha » September 9th, 2016, 6:42 pm

104.Eagle dies after train collision. Finland, September 2016

Poisoning, collisions with trains, cars and power lines are the main causes of death in White-tailed Eagles in many countries.
6 September 2016 http://yle.fi/uutiset/merikotka_jai_jun ... la/9144556

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Post by maertha » September 9th, 2016, 6:43 pm

105.White-tailed Eagle vs. Great bustard. Germany, September 2016

9 September 2016 http://www.volksstimme.de/lokal/genthin ... der-luefte

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Post by maertha » September 9th, 2016, 6:44 pm

106.Six Irish-born white-tailed eagles fly nests in 2016

“After a slow start, this has been the most successful year in effort to re-introduce birds.”
9 September http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environm ... -1.2785621

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Post by maertha » September 21st, 2016, 6:48 pm

107.Japan steps up efforts to protect birds from wind turbines. September 2016

“In Hokkaido, many white-tailed sea eagles - an endangered bird listed in the Environment Ministry's Red Data Book - have been killed due to hitting wind turbines. (…) According to the ministry, there were 42 cases nationwide of white-tailed sea eagles being injured or killed in bird strikes from 2004 to March 2015. Of those, only one was found alive.”

18 September 2016 http://www.chicagotribune.com/

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Post by maertha » September 22nd, 2016, 10:42 pm

108.White-tailed eagle rescued in Hungary. September 2016

The eagle was found emaciated and injured. He is now recovering at a wildlife rehab centre.
22 September http://www.pecsistop.hu/tartalom/cikk/4 ... nanal_foto

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Post by maertha » September 28th, 2016, 6:17 pm

109.Conservation success story in Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania. Germany, September 2016

The county is currently home to 364 White-tailed Eagle breeding pairs. At the beginning of the 20th century only 15 pair lived in this region. 24 September http://www.svz.de/regionales/mecklenbur ... 16606.html

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Post by maertha » September 28th, 2016, 6:18 pm

110.Artificial nest platform for the White-tailed Eagle breeding pair near Gottorf Castle. Germany, September 2016

According to the article, the platform has the potential to lure the eagles away from the weak poplar tree in which they had built their nest. This eyrie collapsed in two consecutive years.
28 September 2016 http://www.shz.de/lokales/schleswiger-n ... 48451.html

See also: Doc. #99.Second successful White-tailed Eagle breeding season in the city of Schleswig. Germany, September 2016

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Post by maertha » September 30th, 2016, 5:18 pm

111.Another Danish eagle poisoned. September 2016

Tests established that the bird found dead near the city of Roskilde (North Zealand) earlier this month was poisoned by carbofuran. The pesticide is banned in the EU since 2008. According to Dansk Ornitologisk Forenings (DOF), it was the seventh poisoned Danish White-tailed Eagle within a few years, but it was the first time that a WtE was poisoned in this area.

29 September 2016 http://www.dof.dk/om-dof/nyheder?nyhed_id=1492
https://www.information.dk/telegram/201 ... ed-havoern
http://cphpost.dk/news/friday-news-in-b ... aland.html

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Post by maertha » October 8th, 2016, 1:49 pm

112.Lonjsko Polje - bird watching in Croatia. October 2016

“The park is the largest protected wetland not just in Croatia but the entire Danube basin. An area of 50,650 hectares, it has 238 bird species, ten types of reptiles, 16 amphibians, 41 fish types, and 550 plant species. (…) Lonjsko Polje is a key feeding station for many migrating birds, with black and white storks, white-tailed eagles and spoonbills, among the many regular visitors.”
7 October 2016 http://www.timeout.com/croatia/things-t ... jsko-polje

Lonjsko Polje Nature Park http://pp-lonjsko-polje.hr/new/english/index.html

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Post by maertha » October 8th, 2016, 1:49 pm

113.Eagles repopulate southern Germany. October 2016

For the first time a White-tailed Eagle from the northern part of the country settled in the Upper Palatinate, east Bavaria. According to the article, female AE31 was ringed in June 2016 near the city of Prenzlau, Brandenburg (north-south distance 550 kilometres).
7 October 2016 http://www.nordkurier.de/prenzlau/ucker ... 34310.html

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Post by maertha » October 8th, 2016, 1:50 pm

114.New wind turbines - dozens of eagle deaths predicted. UK/Scotland, October 2016

8 October 2016 http://www.stornowaygazette.co.uk/what- ... -1-4251871

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Post by maertha » October 11th, 2016, 7:57 pm

115.Green light for wind farm near nesting site. Germany, October 2016

An expert report came to the conclusion that the collision risk for the eagles is low. The nest is located three kilometres from the construction area. According to the report, the eagles visit the place where 14 wind turbines (each 185 metres high) shall be erected only occasionally.

8 October 2016 http://nord24.de/landkreis-cuxhaven/see ... t-entgegen

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