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10:26 26/03/17
25/03 10:10
15:07 03/09/16
Notable
21:33 26/08/16
18:44 16/05/15
15:45
Unconfirmed
13:51 02/07/14
13:00
Unconfirmed
11:53 09/06/14
10:55
Presumed escape
13:04 03/05/14
12:46

10 reports returned.

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Panillia Nr Zamora, Spain
24/04/17
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Panillia Nr Zamora, Spain
22/04/17
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Panillia Nr Zamora, Spain
20/04/17
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undisclosed site, Sweden
15/02/17 Notable photo
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Corvera, Spain
24/03/17
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Skelleftea, Sweden
14/02/17
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Skelleftea, Sweden
16/02/17
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undisclosed site, Argyll
25/02/17
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Skelleftea, Sweden
14/02/17
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Skelleftea, Sweden
14/02/17 Notable photo
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Bialowieza Forestowieza Forest, Poland
13/01/17
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Bialowieza Forest, Poland
13/01/17
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Mt. Allison, Alameda County, United States
18/12/16
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Fitou, France
17/08/16
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Sierra de tramuntana, Spain
01/09/16
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Carpathians, Poland
25/08/16
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undisclosed site, Perth/Kinross
12/09/15
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undisclosed site, Ceredigion
28/02/16
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undisclosed site, Ceredigion
28/02/16
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undisclosed site, Ceredigion
28/02/16
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undisclosed site, Aberdeenshire
14/01/16 Notable photo
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Mull, Argyll
24/08/15
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Mull, Argyll
04/09/15
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undisclosed site, Argyll
24/08/15
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undisclosed site, Argyll
24/08/15

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Golden Eagle breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Latvia
Lichtenstein
Macedonia
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine

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Sat 08/04/17
Research: Older eagles migrate in poorer weather conditions
Research Older eagles migrate in poorer weather conditions
A new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances has revealed a surprising aspect of Golden Eagle migration in North America.  read on read on
Sat 01/04/17
RSPB: Another satellite-tagged eagle
RSPB Another satellite-tagged eagle "disappears"
RSPB Scotland has issued an appeal for information following the disappearance of a satellite-tagged Golden Eagle near Strathdon, Aberdeenshire.  read on read on
Mon 27/03/17
Huge boost for Golden Eagles in southern Scotland
Huge boost for Golden Eagles in southern Scotland
One of Scotland's most iconic species, Golden Eagle, has the chance to become a more widespread sight across the south of Scotland following a successful Heritage Lottery application bid.  read on read on
Fri 11/11/16
Golden Eagle population on the rise
Golden Eagle population on the rise
Results from the fourth national Golden Eagle survey show that its population has increased in Scotland by 15 per cent.  read on read on
Thu 11/08/16
Satellite-tagged Golden Eagle disappears in Scotland's Monadhliath mountains
Satellite-tagged Golden Eagle disappears in Scotland's Monadhliath mountains
A suspicious number of Golden Eagles have 'disappeared' in the mountain range over the past five years.  read on read on
Fri 15/04/16
RSPB: Final English Golden Eagle missing, feared dead
RSPB Final English Golden Eagle missing, feared dead
England's last remaining Golden Eagle has failed to appear on its regular territory so far this spring.  read on read on
Thu 17/12/15
RSPB: The killing estates
RSPB The killing estates
RSPB Scotland has launched a 20-year report on the illegal killing of birds of prey, revealing that at least 779 raptors have been killed by wildlife criminals north of the border in that time.  read on read on
Mon 21/07/14
Scottish Natural Heritage: New report on prospects for Golden Eagles in southern Scotland
Scottish Natural Heritage New report on prospects for Golden Eagles in southern Scotland
A report published today finds that southern Scotland could support up to 16 pairs of Golden Eagle.  read on read on
Tue 19/11/13
RSPB: Petition calls for Golden Eagle to be named Scotland's national bird
RSPB Petition calls for Golden Eagle to be named Scotland's national bird
Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan backs new RSPB Scotland campaign to name Golden Eagle as the national bird of Scotland.  read on read on
Tue 05/11/13
Scottish Natural Heritage: Golden Eagle soars high as Scotland's number one
Scottish Natural Heritage Golden Eagle soars high as Scotland's number one
SNH and VisitScotland's 'Big 5' vote sees the public nominate Golden Eagle as the country's favourite.  read on read on
Tue 30/07/13
RSPB: Hebridean eagle population at risk from turbine extension plans
RSPB Hebridean eagle population at risk from turbine extension plans
An extension to a Lewis windfarm has the potential to be highly dangerous for eagles and thus RSPB Scotland will object against plans to build it.  read on read on
Wed 10/04/13
RSPB: Sad end to a sorry story
RSPB Sad end to a sorry story
Golden Eagle succumbs to multiple gunshot injuries.  read on read on
Tue 09/10/12
RSPB: Condemnation as Golden Eagle found shot
RSPB Condemnation as Golden Eagle found shot
Golden Eagle found shot in Scotland.  read on read on
Mon 24/09/12
RSPB: Conservationists appalled by eagle death
RSPB Conservationists appalled by eagle death
Urgent appeals for information after Golden Eagle is found dead.  read on read on
Fri 07/09/12
RSPB: Farm manager convicted of poison possession
RSPB Farm manager convicted of poison possession
Farm manager convicted of poison possession after Golden Eagle is killed near Bridge of Orchy.  read on read on
Mon 02/07/12
RSPB: Golden Eagle found poisoned near Morar
RSPB Golden Eagle found poisoned near Morar
RSPB appeal for information.  read on read on
Mon 11/06/12
RSPB: Where eagles dared
RSPB Where eagles dared
New study reveals historic range of native species.  read on read on
Wed 14/09/11
RSPB: Record numbers of Golden Eagles among victims of illegal bird of prey killing
RSPB Record numbers of Golden Eagles among victims of illegal bird of prey killing
Incidents of poisoning, trapping and shooting remain at high levels  read on read on
Thu 26/05/11
RSPB: Shoot manager convicted after biggest-ever haul of lethal illegal poison found on prestigious estate
RSPB Shoot manager convicted after biggest-ever haul of lethal illegal poison found on prestigious estate
RSPB report on an estate shoot manager convicted of possessing highly toxic banned pesticide.  read on read on
Thu 16/09/10
RSPB: 20 years of shame as war continues against birds of prey
RSPB 20 years of shame as war continues against birds of prey
A report released today highlights the continued persecution of birds of prey, with 384 incidents of shooting, trapping and poisoning reported in 2009.  read on read on
Thu 04/03/10
Dead lamb laced with poison kills Irish bred Golden Eagle chick
Dead lamb laced with poison kills Irish bred Golden Eagle chick
Irish ornithologists call for poison baiting to stop.  read on read on
Fri 14/08/09
RSPB: Golden oldie
RSPB Golden oldie
Golden Eagle found on Jura breaks the age record.  read on read on
Fri 31/07/09
Two Golden Eagle chicks fledge in Glenveagh National Park
Two Golden Eagle chicks fledge in Glenveagh National Park
Despite complications, the Golden Eagle reintroduction project in northwest Ireland has again achieved success.  read on read on
Tue 29/05/07
Golden Eagle Chick Hatches in Donegal
Golden Eagle Chick Hatches in Donegal
A wild Golden Eagle chick has hatched in Donegal for the first time in 100 years.  read on read on
Wed 10/01/07
Wind farm development on Lewis
Wind farm development on Lewis
The RSPB have voiced their concerns over the proposed wind farm development on Lewis. See how you can help by adding your support to the protest.  read on read on
Thu 12/05/05
Breeding Golden Eagles in Co. Donegal
Breeding Golden Eagles in Co. Donegal
Two Golden Eagles have nested in County Donegal, laying the first egg on Irish soil since 1912.  read on read on
Mon 05/04/04
RSPB: Missing Golden Eagle is presumed dead
RSPB Missing Golden Eagle is presumed dead
The female from the only pair of Golden Eagles in England has not been seen for several weeks. Her absence from the breeding valley in the Lake District at this time of year is very unusual, and it is feared that she may have died.  read on read on

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