Tagged: Birds of Prey

White Tailed Eagles Reintroduced To England

The white-tailed eagle, once driven to extinction in the UK, have now returned. The last pair of known white tailed eagles bred on Culver Cliff on the Isle of Wight in 1780, although these birds were spotted in Scotland up until around 1916. A combination of hunting and extensive habitat destruction wiped these creatures out. Now, thanks to a joint project from the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation Forestry England, they are being reintroduced back into England.

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Crow vs Buzzard

“Meeagh” “Meeeeagh” Higher pitched than I expected a buzzard cry to be; three of them wheeling over the fields high up – 150 feet perhaps. I stand and watch, trying to remember the...

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Kicking Up A Stink

Britain. It’s one big beautiful mass of habitats. Forests, rivers, wetlands, lowlands, meadows, grasslands, mountains, lakes, ponds and, of course, moorlands. Ah moorlands, possibly the most hotly debated habitat in the UK. Debated...

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