White-tailed eagle chick hatched in Clare -Irish Republic

Following the story we published earlier today relating to the successful release of the adult male Polish Golden Eagle returned back into the wild this week, more good news from the Irish Republic, lets just hope this kind of progress will continue.

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Polish Golden Eagle poisonings-rescued male released back into the wild this week.

On the 16 March we published details of a second breeding pair of Golden Eagles which had been found poisoned during the last 4 years in the Magura National Park Poland. Sadly the female eagle from the second pair could not be saved and died. The full story can be followed here.

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Isle of Man Study Supports Red Grouse Reintroduction

A study of the Isle of Man has recommended reintroducing red grouse to boost the island’s dwindling population of the bird. The Manx Uplands report, compiled by Professor Jim McAdam, said in the past three years breeding had declined. Research suggests the fall in grouse population was “almost entirely due to predation by harriers and […]