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Tweet from @AlisonAllen769

Tweet from @AlisonAllen769 | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“RT @AlisonAllen769: Local Marsh Harrier tussling with the local Buzzard http://t.co/4MtdBRnE3h”
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Tweet from @G_T_Photography

Tweet from @G_T_Photography | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“RT @G_T_Photography: @BBCSpringwatch @activedartmoor @wildlife_uk #sparrowhawk On the lookout for chicks http://t.co/4nJb02FZPG”
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Tweet from @mcshamrock

Tweet from @mcshamrock | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“RT @mcshamrock: Red kite against a milky sun this morning at @ScarcroftGC @wildlife_uk @BBCSpringwatch #lovinleeds http://t.co/9GSM8iN6xa”
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A Sad Farewell to Red T, and the Challenges of a Modern ... - RSPB

A Sad Farewell to Red T, and the Challenges of a Modern ... - RSPB | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“This is the first white-tailed eagle to be found that has been killed by a wind turbine in Scotland. For the East Scotland Sea Eagle project, this is one of 27 fatalities that have been recorded since the project began in 2007.”
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Driven to extinction, reintroduced ... now wind farms threaten sea eagles | Herald Scotland

Driven to extinction, reintroduced ... now wind farms threaten sea eagles | Herald Scotland | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“RT @StuartHousden: Had to happen-eagle death at Scottish wind farm http://t.co/vTQHtYZnDR As 'easy' sites are developed #rspb urge cautious…”
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Driven to extinction, reintroduced ... now wind farms threaten sea ...

“A senior member of bird charity RSPB Scotland has called for more careful consideration of wind farm planning after it emerged a wind turbine was officially blamed for killing a rare sea eagle. The Sunday Herald can reveal a ...”
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Tweet from @UllapoolQueen

Tweet from @UllapoolQueen | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“@BBCSpringwatch Great you're back on screens! Our spring arrival in Ullapool, 1st sea eagle chick for over 100 years! http://t.co/uxDyAluQwL”
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Outdoors: Winter wears on birds - Madison.com

Outdoors: Winter wears on birds - Madison.com | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“ Outdoors: Winter wears on birds Madison.com Raptors also use their tail feathers when they are feeding on the ground. During feeding, their tails often become a brace to help the bird feed.”
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Sparrowhawk

Sparrowhawk | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“This is the bird of prey you’re most likely to see in your garden - sparrowhawks are adapted for hunting small birds in confined spaces. (Sparrowhawk spotted in Battlebridge Gardens by KX resident Sarah today :)...”
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Swooping Red Kite

Swooping Red Kite | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“Seen at Gigrin Farm, Wales, on the same day as the BBC Springwatch film crew were there filming - though I didn't know that till later.”
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Red Kite Feeding Station, Wales

Red Kite Feeding Station, Wales | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“Daily red kite feeding station all year round for rare Red Kites in Llandeusant at the Red Kite Feeding Centre in the Brecon Beacons, Wales (One of the pics I took at the Red Kite Feeding Station, Wales (http://t.co/6LrRURH4yP)...”
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Reward for animal rescuer Badger Jean - Yorkshire Post

Reward for animal rescuer Badger Jean - Yorkshire Post | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“Reward for animal rescuer Badger Jean Yorkshire Post Even in the quiet winter season, her patients include a barn owl, which got concussed in a road accident, as well as a couple of tawny owls and a sparrow hawk.”
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Sea Eagle - Isle of Skye

Sea Eagle - Isle of Skye | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“Explore Colin Campbell (Bruiach)'s photos on Flickr. Colin Campbell (Bruiach) has uploaded 4470 photos to Flickr.”
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Bril-berry! (and latest osprey news) - Loch Garten osprey diary ...

Bril-berry! (and latest osprey news) - Loch Garten osprey diary ... | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“Along with the glorious sunshine we've been having lately, the forest has been positively bursting with new life. Not only have our osprey and goldeneye......”
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Camera offers a bird's eye view of osprey life - Green Bay Press Gazette

“Camera offers a bird's eye view of osprey life Green Bay Press Gazette On a weekday morning at a baseball diamond in Green Lake, an osprey sitting in a large nest atop a 70-foot set of lights called to another on a perch as people approached from...”
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Sea eagle killed at Scottish windfarm, but persecution remains greatest threat

Sea eagle killed at Scottish windfarm, but persecution remains greatest threat | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“The inevitable has finally happened; a Scottish windfarm has claimed its first reported eagle victim - a young sea eagle known as 'Red T'. Red T was released in 2011 as part of the East Scotland Se...”
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“duggleby_beswickhallfarm's photo on Instagram (#buzzard over #derwentwater #borrowdale @ Derwent Water http://t.co/IDTCM5g2Z1)”
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Warning off-roaders are 'damaging wildlife' in Wales - BBC News

Warning off-roaders are 'damaging wildlife' in Wales - BBC News | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“BBC News Warning off-roaders are 'damaging wildlife' in Wales BBC News They also provide a home to rare birds including the hen harrier, merlin, peregrine falcon, golden plover, red grouse and black grouse.”
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Tweet from @CountrysideBen

Tweet from @CountrysideBen | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“Spotted this red kite circling overhead today as I explored around Strathpeffer. http://t.co/QBo5uPk5ap”
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Tweet from @ECoastBirdNews

Tweet from @ECoastBirdNews | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“6/2 2000: immature Marsh Harrier over St. Catherine's Park, Lucan, Co D (AMcDonagh) http://t.co/CTu4VgoRXT”
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The golden eagle

The golden eagle | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“The golden eagle - Ultimate bird of prey (The golden eagle - Ultimate bird of prey http://t.co/bSqfS5xNdC http://t.co/Bd1eYiAOPy)...”
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The Sea Eagle - 1842

The Sea Eagle - 1842 | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“The Cornwall Chronicle 11th June 1842 THE SEA EAGLE (abridged) The process of catching birds on the Cliffs of Moher goes on to a great extent in the summer months. It is often attended with great d...”
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Excellent bird of prey roost - Blacktoft Sands - Blacktoft Sands - The ...

Excellent bird of prey roost - Blacktoft Sands - Blacktoft Sands - The ... | British Birds of Prey | Scoop.it
“It was a bit windy out there today so a day to enjoy for our birds of prey. We had an early glimpse of the action to come earlier today at 11:50 when for some reason 13 marsh harriers and 1 hen harrier were seen over the reeds ...”
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