White-tailed Eagles in the Media 2016

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Post by maertha » July 17th, 2016, 10:49 am

76.Carbofuran kills raptors and other birds and animals. Hungary, July 2016

16 July 2016 http://kecskemetitv.hu/sa_hirek/i_belfo ... index.html

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Post by maertha » July 19th, 2016, 5:38 pm

77.Ornithological surprise: Triplets born on Smøla. Norway, July 2016

According to eagle expert Espen Lie Dahl, triplets are very rare in this region – he has visited around 2.000 breeding territories during the last 20 years and found three young White-tailed Eagles in one nest for the first time. The Norwegian Island Smøla has the world´s densest population of White-tailed Eagles.

18 July 2016. Hint submitted by b.h-p https://www.zooom.no/havornreiret/19522 ... erdagskost

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Post by maertha » July 19th, 2016, 5:39 pm

78.Eagle released back to wild. Poland, July 2016

The exhausted adult bird was rescued last week. In the past 40 years the Polish White-tailed Eagle population has recovered well – from 80 to about 1000 pairs.

18 July 2016 Article and pictures http://dziennikelblaski.pl/371033,Bieli ... z4Er7OS79r

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Post by maertha » July 29th, 2016, 9:36 pm

79.Breeding success on the isle of Bornholm. Denmark, July 2016

Denmark is home to about 75 breeding pairs.
23 July 2016 http://www.tv2bornholm.dk/?newsID=108393

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Post by maertha » July 29th, 2016, 9:39 pm

80.Eagle stuck in mud rescued from the Szczecin Lagoon. Poland, July 2014

27 July 2016
Polish http://dobrewiadomosci.net.pl/12110-prz ... o-bielika/
English http://www.wkbw.com/news/us-news-world/ ... essed-bird
German http://www.thueringen24.de/welt/article ... ettet.html

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Post by maertha » July 29th, 2016, 9:40 pm

81.White-tailed Eagles raised 421 young in Finland this year. July 2016

A WtE family could be observed near Helsinki this season for the first time. The White-tailed eagle population has also recovered well in this country: In 1973 only five chicks fledged.
28 July 2016 http://www.savonsanomat.fi/kotimaa/Meri ... oja/808075

Edit, 2 August: Article in English here http://yle.fi/uutiset/bumper_nesting_se ... ks/9067942

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Post by maertha » July 30th, 2016, 9:57 pm

82.Two young eagles fledged at Egå Engsø near the town of Aarhus. Denmark, July 2016

29 July 2016 http://stiften.dk/aarhus/hold-oeje-med- ... til-aarhus

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Post by maertha » August 7th, 2016, 12:19 pm

83.Sea eagle successfully fledges in Cork for first time in 125 years. Ireland, August 2016

The first white-tailed sea eagle to fledge in Co Cork in over 125 years has been spotted flying around Garnish Island at Glengarriff in Bantry Bay. 2 August 2016 http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/ ... -1.2741875

Eddie is the first eagle to fledge in Cork in 100 years
12 August http://www.eveningecho.ie/cork-news/edd ... s/2508700/

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Post by maertha » August 7th, 2016, 12:19 pm

84.Sea eagle chicks have successfully fledged despite difficult season. UK/Scotland, August 2016

The news that two rare white-tailed sea eagle chicks have successfully fledged after a roller coaster season is being celebrated on Mull. Both community-owned forest groups on the Argyll island have seen chicks leave their nests. 2 August 2016 https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/ne ... y-fledged/

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Post by maertha » August 7th, 2016, 12:20 pm

85.Confirmed: White-tailed Eagle died from carbofuran poisoning. Germany, August 2016

The young bird died shortly after it was found unable to fly near Granskevitz on the island of Rügen in September 2015.
5 August 2016 http://www.bundesumweltportal.de/meckle ... ftung.html

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Post by maertha » August 10th, 2016, 5:26 pm

86.Why White-tailed Eagles like cormorant colonies. Finland, August 2016

3 August 2016 https://svenska.yle.fi/artikel/2016/08/ ... rt-avstand

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Post by maertha » August 10th, 2016, 5:28 pm

87.Eagle helps to get rid of unwanted goldfish in millpound. Sweden, August 2016

6 August 2016 http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.as ... el=6487724
Global Invasive Species Database http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/species.php?sc=368

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Post by maertha » August 10th, 2016, 5:29 pm

88.Canna white-tailed sea eagles raise four chicks. UK/Scotland, August 2016

“White-tailed sea eagles have had a successful breeding season on the Isle of Canna, according the island's owners National Trust for Scotland (NTS). Two breeding pairs of the birds, which are the largest raptor species in the UK, are both rearing two chicks.”

10 August 2016 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-hig ... s-37033061

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Post by maertha » August 10th, 2016, 5:30 pm

89.Fife sea eagle chick takes flight. UK/Scotland, August 2016

“The chick was fitted with white wing tags and a satellite transmitter so staff at Forest Enterprise Scotland and RSPB Scotland could monitor its behaviour. It is the latest fledgling from the East Scotland Sea Eagle project, which successfully reintroduced white-tailed sea eagles to Fife between 2007 and 2012.”

10 August 2016 https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/lo ... es-flight/

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Post by maertha » August 17th, 2016, 6:01 pm

90.White-tailed Eagle found dead at Swedish wind farm. August 2016

17 August 2016 http://www.dn.se/nyheter/sverige/havsor ... kraftverk/

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Post by maertha » August 18th, 2016, 5:27 pm

91.Greenpeace vs. NABU. Germany, August 2016

The energy company Planet Energy plans to erect wind turbines in the Weser Valley, which is home to a White-tailed Eagle breeding pair and other rare birds. The case has led to heated discussions between members of the Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union NABU and Greenpeace. Planet Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greenpeace Energy. Greenpeace Germany is one of the shareholders of Greenpeace Energy. According to NABU, the windmills are a threat for the eagles.

12 August 2016 http://www.schaumburger-zeitung.de/port ... 23722.html
See also doc. #18, 5 March 2016 viewtopic.php?f=46&t=813&start=20

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Post by maertha » August 19th, 2016, 7:19 pm

92.White-tailed Eagles in the Kvarken Archipelago. Finland, August 2016

Website http://albicilla.info/wordpress/
Facebook https://fi-fi.facebook.com/Merenkurkun- ... 440063365/
Kvarken: The World Heritage in a nutshell http://www.kvarkenworldheritage.fi/the- ... -nutshell/

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Post by maertha » August 20th, 2016, 12:59 pm

93.White-tailed Eagle attacks storks. Germany, August 2016

At the beginning of July an eagle attacked several times two young storks in a nest in the city of Burg (Spreewald). According to the article, the parents tried to defend their offspring. Both young survived, but one was badly injured. It was taken to a Wildlife Center.

20 August 2016 http://www.lr-online.de/regionen/cottbu ... 49,5564075

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Post by maertha » August 23rd, 2016, 5:23 pm

94.Only 12 White-tailed Eagle pairs in Slovakia. August 2016

BirdLife Slovakia reports that 12 breeding pairs were known in the country in 2015. Up to 7 pairs live in the Danube Plain (Danubian Lowland in Slovakia).

16 August 2016 http://vedeckykaleidoskop.cvtisr.sk/201 ... 05&lang=sk

Update: According to an article in the Slovak Spectator 15 to 20 pairs are known now (August 2016).
http://spectator.sme.sk/c/20253209/eagl ... eople.html

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Post by maertha » August 23rd, 2016, 5:24 pm

95.Good year for Swedish eagles. August 2016

According to the article, the country is currently home to about 700 White-tailed Eagle pairs
21 August http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.as ... el=6496839

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