Forty years since white-tailed eagles were re-introduced to Scotland these magnificent birds have reached the important milestone of 100 breeding pairs. As revealed by Iolo Williams on last night’s BBC Springwatch the 100th pair nested on Hoy and are the first white-tailed eagles to nest in Orkney for 142 years.
You can read the full story here: www.rspb.org.uk/news/400963-whitetailed-eagle-project-celebrates-significant-milestone-bbc-springwatch-reveal-100th-breeding-pair-on-hoy
And if you missed it, catch up with Springwatch here: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05xcv04 at about 18 minutes in.
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