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Sun5th Dec 2004
Green T was recorded roosting near Glenties on the 2nd December. Green T left the release area and food dumps for good, only 12 days after it had been released, on the 25th August. The records show that Green T can only possibly have eaten at the artificial food dumps for a maximum of five days before it left Glenveagh National Park and started foraging for itself. By the 7th December, Blue O had returned…
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Fri5th Nov 2004
Four first year eagles had left Glenveagh by the 1st November 2004, namely Green A, Green K, Green O and Green T. Green K was back in the Park by the 4th. On the 10th November Green F was noted near Slieve Snacht during the day but had returned to roost in Glenveagh by the evening. Green C was recorded near Eadarnaí Mór and Green A was radio tracked in the Blue Stacks. Blue 5…
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Tue5th Oct 2004
Green O was noted in Glenveagh National Park on the 5th, but was absent by the 7th and noted in the Blue Stacks on the 9th, 11th, 12th and 15th before it was seen back at the food dumps in Glenveagh on the 17th October. Red F roosted in forestry below Benbulbin, Sligo on the 6th and was seen on the higher slopes of Benbulbin by Joe Kavanagh on the 8th at 5.30pm. There was…
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Sun5th Sep 2004
Blue O was still in the Blue Stacks in early September. On the 6th September, Red K’s radio signal indicated it was flying in Glenveagh while Red F and Red X were seen flying near Dunlewey, just west of Glenveagh. On the 4th September a runner, training for the Dublin City marathon, saw a Golden Eagle snatch an unsuspecting Hooded Crow in mid air and fly off toward Errigal Mountain, Dunlewey. On the 9th September,…
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Thu5th Aug 2004
9 of the 10 birds imported in 2004 were fitted with radio transmitters and wing tags on the10th August. The tenth bird was not marked as its right thigh (tibia) had a hairline fracture. The birds are marked with a rectangular PVC tag placed in the middle of each upper wing. This year’s wing tag colour is Green. There are no colour bars at the bases of the tags but the white letters on each…
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