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Bald Eagle Attacking an Osprey Nest

The attack came yesterday at dusk. With both Osprey parents away from their nest of three chicks, the Bald Eagle sweeps in from over the water. One of the Osprey parents suddenly enters the frame in tow and ready to defend the nest, but it can’t match the speed and power of the eagle, which manages to snag one of […]

Thursday November 3rd, 2016 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bald Eagle Attacking an Osprey Nest

Turbines Kill More Birds of Prey than Shooting or Poisoning

Wind turbines have killed more birds of prey in Scotland so far this year than deliberate poisoning or shooting, a government report has revealed. Four raptors were confirmed killed by the devices between January and June this year and a fifth bird – a golden eagle – was electrocuted by a power line. Just two […]

Thursday October 30th, 2014 in , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Turbines Kill More Birds of Prey than Shooting or Poisoning