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Post by maertha » October 23rd, 2017, 5:40 pm

179.Map: Causes of bird deaths. Czech Republic

http://zastavky.birdlife.cz/ptaci-pasti.html

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Post by maertha » October 25th, 2017, 6:26 pm

180.BirdLife presents 'The Killing 2.0'. October 2017

BirdLife International (2017) Review of illegal killing and taking of birds in Northern and Central Europe and the Caucasus. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.

24 October 2017 Project report (PDF) and map available here http://www.birdlife.org/campaign/stop-i ... rd-killing

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Post by maertha » November 13th, 2017, 8:38 pm

181.Poisoning victim still alive. Netherlands, November 2017

13 November 2017 https://www.bndestem.nl/bergen-op-zoom/ ... ~a29b28e1/

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Post by maertha » November 13th, 2017, 8:39 pm

182.RAPTOR report for 2016 published. Ireland, November 2017

“The 2016 report of the RAPTOR (Recording and Addressing Persecution and Threats to Our Raptors) protocol is now available. The RAPTOR protocol is a cooperarative approach between the NPWS, regional veterinary laboratories, and state laboratories, to systematically determine the extent to which poisoning and persecution are threats to Ireland's native birds of prey.”

9 November 2017. Read more/download the report https://www.npws.ie/news/raptor-report-2016-published

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Post by maertha » November 14th, 2017, 6:38 pm

183.Broken feathers a serious problem for birds this year. Estonia, November 2017

Info about the treatment of a young WtE by Madis Leivits, veterinarian and postgraduate student at the Estonian University of Life Sciences.

6 November 2017, press release, Estonian University of Life Sciences https://www.emu.ee/ylikoolist/uudised/p ... vabadusse/
11 November 2017, English version, translation by LK member Liis http://www.looduskalender.ee/n/en/node/1853
8 December 2017 https://parnu.postimees.ee/4337553/lood ... sti-ravile

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Post by maertha » December 2nd, 2017, 4:04 pm

184.Hunter fatally shoots White-tailed Eagle. Norway, November 2017

The farmer claimed it was an act of “self-defence” – the raptor allegedly killed his sheep.
30 November 2017 Thanks for the link to b.h-p https://www.nrk.no/telemark/jeger-skjot ... 1.13802195

Update, 8 December 2017: Man who killed White-tailed Eagle at his farm says he'd do it again
https://www.nrk.no/telemark/havornskytt ... 1.13813311

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Post by maertha » December 23rd, 2017, 9:07 am

185.Eagle dies from lead poisoning. Estonia, December 2017

The bird died despite the best effords of vet Madis Leivits and others to safe it.
22 December 2017 https://parnu.postimees.ee/4353709/arst ... ast-paasta

See also doc. #118: White-tailed Eagle and Golden Eagle released after being nursed back to health and doc. #132 Eagle back in the hospital. Estonia, November 2017
viewtopic.php?f=46&t=868&p=557157#p557157
Background information: See 16 February 2016 (EU: Failure to ban toxic ammunition putting bird lives at risk) viewtopic.php?f=46&t=236&p=439495#p439495

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Post by maertha » January 5th, 2018, 6:41 pm

186.How to report bird crime in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria and Serbia

EU funded LIFE project „Conservation of the Eastern Imperial Eagle by decreasing human-caused mortality in the Pannonian Region”, online form:
http://www.imperialeagle.eu/content/rep ... bird-crime

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Post by maertha » January 12th, 2018, 7:28 pm

187.White-tailed Eagle found dead after being shot. Poland, January 2018

The emaciated (2,7kg) adult male was found dead on January 5th in a forest near Gatniki. A sick eagle was discovered in the same area last February and died later in a wildlife rescue centre, but the case was not investigated. This time the dead bird was x-rayed. According to the article, the raptor quite likely starved to death after it had been shot a while ago.

11 January 2018 http://www.echodnia.eu/swietokrzyskie/w ... ,12840996/

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Post by maertha » January 19th, 2018, 6:28 pm

188.Eagle dies in power-line collision. Norway, January 2018

Several people witnessed the deadly collision. The White-tailed Eagle was ringed in 2014 (NO 61 and 118282). 5 January 2018 https://www.h-avis.no/nyheter/fugl/dyre ... -62-541967
See also: Electrocution of birds and collision with power lines. Norwegian Ministry of The Environment, 2011. PDF available via Google

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Post by maertha » January 26th, 2018, 6:19 pm

189.Fox and White-tailed Eagle died from carbofuran. Czech Republic, January 2018

The animals were found dead near the village of Matná earlier this month; police is investigating the case. According to the article, the numbers of wildlife poisonings are increasing in the CR.
25 January 2018 https://budejovice.idnes.cz/orel-liska- ... zpravy_mrl

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Post by maertha » February 2nd, 2018, 7:10 pm

190.Suspected poisoning: Third White-tailed Eagle found dead in the same area this year. Poland, February 2018

Partially eaten foxes were found along with the raptors, according to the report by State Forests/Lasy Państwowe.
2 February 2018 https://www.lasy.gov.pl/pl/informacje/a ... twy-bielik

Update, 19 February: New suspected poisoning cases under investigation
Two White-tailed Eagles were found unable to fly on 16 February next to a partially buried animal carcass near the above mentioned region. https://www.lasy.gov.pl/pl/informacje/a ... te-bieliki

Update on the two White-tailed Eagles, found in mid-February: It turned out that the female bird had been not only poisoned – somebody had tried to shoot and kill her. Vets are still hoping to nurse this injured eagle back to health. The male bird was released into the wild. All current cases of wildlife crime in this area are investigated by the police.
13 March 2018 http://zamosc.naszemiasto.pl/artykul/pa ... id,tm.html
Update, 2 April: The injured female bird was sent for further treatment to the wildlife rehab unit at Warsaw Zoo. http://www.radiomaryja.pl/informacje/bi ... warszawie/

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Post by maertha » March 9th, 2018, 11:07 pm

191.Carbofuran: Three poisoning cases confirmed, another eagle found dead. Poland, March 2018

The death of a fourth WtE in the Narol Forest District was reported today. Forests/Lasy Państwowe confirmed that the three raptors which have been found previously in the same area (see doc. #190) have died from carbofuran poisoning.

9 March 2018 https://www.lasy.gov.pl/pl/informacje/a ... tal-otruty

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Post by maertha » March 20th, 2018, 6:58 pm

192.Another suspected case of wildlife crime. Poland, March 2018

According to the article, an unknown person climbed into the nest, removed the eggs and placed a tarp in the tree.
19 March 2018 http://radio.opole.pl/385,132&idpi=468&idxi=231104

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Post by maertha » March 21st, 2018, 6:18 pm

193.Carbofuran poisoning case in Denmark. March 2018

The Danish Ornithological Society (DOF) confirmed another poisoning case today. According to DOF, the male White-tailed Eagle died quite likely in December. The dead body, found near Juelsminde in east Jutland in January 2018, was sent to the National Veterinary Institute DTU for a necropsy. Southeast Jutland Police is investigating.
21 March 2018 https://www.dof.dk/om-dof/nyheder?nyhed_id=1638

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Post by maertha » March 22nd, 2018, 6:15 pm

194.Fifth eagle within three month found dead. Poland, March 2018

According to the article, the bird was found in the same area as the other four.
22 March 2018 http://www.nowiny24.pl/strefa-agro/zwie ... ,27992157/

See doc. # 190/191

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Post by maertha » March 29th, 2018, 5:42 pm

195.Birds of prey found dead in southwestern Slovakia. March 2018

Within two weeks four white-tailed eagles, an eastern imperial eagle and at least one common buzzard and western marsh harrier were found dead. According to the article, it is possible that the raptors were poisoned with carbofuran. 29 March 2018 https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20792179/bir ... vakia.html

The Group "Raptor Protection of Slovakia" reports that the country had 21 WtE breeding pairs in 2017. One of the dead eagles was ringed in a nest nearby in 2016.
25 March 2018 http://www.dravce.sk/web/index.php/en/i ... aky-morske

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Post by maertha » May 22nd, 2018, 9:49 pm

196.Suspected carbofuran poisoning. Czech Republic, March 2018

The eagle, ringed eight years ago in southern Bohemia, was found near the village of Trebohostice (Strakonice). According to the article, this year ornithologists reported three dead sea eagles and also other raptors and mammals who were most likely poisoned. 29 March 2018 http://www.nase-voda.cz/cr-byl-dalsi-or ... bofuranem/

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