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Thu26th Feb 2009
Breeding Season 2008 Site: D01 breeding pair 1 egg laid in 2008. Two eggs laid in 2007 but did not hatch. Male Yellow 2 Spots from: Glen Affric, Invernesshire 2001 Female Blue O from: Lude Estate, Tayside 2002 This pair bred again in 2008, but again for the fourth year in a row this territory failed to produce a chick or even hatch an egg. The birds were on site throughout the late winter and…
Eagle chick in flight
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Thu20th Dec 2007
Introduction The news that a Golden Eagle Chick had hatched in Donegal, for the first time in around 100 years, was commended by widespread national public and media interest. The picture of the newly hatched young chick was widely posted and film footage of the chick was broadcast repeatedly on various news bulletins. After 7 long years of effort by the entire Golden Eagle Reintroduction Steering Group, we saw the first visible proof that we…
Eagle before fledging
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Tue20th Jun 2006
Introduction Golden Eagles were once a magnificent part of Ireland’s natural heritage. A project to re-establish Golden Eagles in Ireland began in 2000 after many years of planning. The first young Golden Eagles, imported from Scotland, were released in Glenveagh National Park in 2001. The Golden Eagle Trust Limited (Charity No. CHY 14770) is managing the project in association with the project management team. The project was funded by EU LIFE Nature and others and…
Eagle before fledging
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Wed31st May 2006
Please note: To avoid divulging sensitive information about nesting locations etc., from now on, the Information Centre will be updated twice yearly - in September/October and March/April. The table below shows the birds that were released in Glenveagh during 2001-2005 and their latest status. The shaded records identify dead eagles or birds that have not been radio tracked or had their wing tags read during 2005. It would be incorrect to assume that most of…
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Mon5th Dec 2005
Green T, Green H and Green K were radio tracked wandering around Donegal during December. Orange O and Orange 5 were noted in the Blue Stacks on the 27th and 28th December 2005. Orange 2 was feeding regularly in Glenveagh. Satellite tracking showed Orange 3 was quite sedentary near the release site and just south of Glenveagh while Orange 4 was wandering between the Derryveagh Mountains and Slieve Toohey in SW Donegal. During a brief…
Eagle chick in flight
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