Latest White-tailed Eagle Stories

2011-03-08 14:29:33

Using genetic methods to count endangered eagles, a group of scientists showed that traditional counting methods can lead to significantly incorrect totals that they believe could adversely affect conservation efforts.

2010-06-25 08:35:00

State threatened species continues its ascent By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The bald eagle's amazing recovery from the brink of extinction in this state continues at a heartwarming pace as America prepares to celebrate the birth of its independence, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. So far this year, 192 bald eagle nests - in 50 counties - have been recorded in Pennsylvania.

2009-07-09 07:46:42

Catching adult eagles for research is a difficult task, so scientists at Purdue University say they are using eagle feathers to learn more about the birds. Many birds are small, easy to catch and abundant, Associate Professor Andrew DeWoody, who is leading the study, said.

2009-07-06 14:35:00

Catching adult eagles for research purposes is no easy task, but a Purdue University researcher has found a way around the problem, and, in the process, gathered even more information about the birds without ever laying a hand on one.

2009-03-04 07:15:00

The death of a golden eagle who was recently introduced into Ireland could influence the government into backing legislation that would ban poisoned baits.

2008-11-24 09:06:40

Conservationists are preparing to bring the sea eagle, the UK's biggest bird of prey, back home to England.

2008-08-14 11:53:45

A group of 15 white tailed sea eagles was released in a secret location in Fife for the second consecutive year in Scotland.

2006-06-22 18:17:43

OSLO (Reuters) - Windmills have killed nine eagles in less than a year at a key breeding site in Norway, showing that governments should be more cautious in picking where to set up turbines, a conservation group said on Friday.

2006-06-22 18:15:00

Windmills have killed nine eagles in less than a year at a key breeding site in Norway, showing that governments should be more cautious in picking where to set up turbines, a conservation group said on Friday.

Latest White-tailed Eagle Reference Libraries

2006-02-27 14:52:52

The White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae found throughout India and through southeast Asia to Australia on coasts and major waterways. This large eagle is very distinctive with its white head, breast underwing coverts and tail. The upperparts are grey and the black underwing flight feathers contrast with the white coverts. The tail is short and wedge-shaped as with its relatives, the Bald Eagle and White-tailed Eagle. The...

2006-02-27 14:26:20

The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey native to North America. It is most recognizable as the national bird of the United States. This species was near extinction late in the 20th century but has since recovered and now has a stable population. Because of this it is in the process of being removed from the U.S. federal government's list of endangered species. The distinctive appearance of the adult's head is the reason for this bird's common and scientific names. Bald...

2006-02-27 13:33:13

The White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) is a very large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is sometimes known as the (Grey) Sea Eagle or Erne. This bird can be found in northern Europe and Asia. It has also been successfully re-introduced into Scotland. The largest population in Europe is found along the coast of Norway. Birds are mostly resident, only the most northerly birds migrate further south in winter. The Eagle's diet is diverse and includes fish, birds,...

2006-02-27 13:00:17

The Wedge-tailed Eagle or Arrawa (Aquila audax) is a very large Australasian raptor and the most common large eagle to be found in the world. It has long, fairly broad wings, fully feathered legs, and a distinctive wedge-shaped tail. Both because of its size - it is one of the largest birds in the world - and because of the pointed tail, it can be identified at a glance as a "Wedgie" even by the non-expert. As with many raptors, the female is larger than the male and averages around 4.2...

2006-02-26 16:27:34

The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is one of the best known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. Like all eagles, it is part of the family Accipitridae. There are five noted subspecies of the Golden Eagle: Eurasian Golden Eagle (A. c. chrysaetos) American Golden Eagle (A. c. canadensis) Spanish Golden Eagle (A. c. homeryi) Japanese Golden Eagle (A. c. japonica) Russian Berkut (A. c. daphanea) Distribution Previously the Golden Eagle lived in temperate Europe, North...

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