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Spring has (almost) Sprung!

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by Rick T.

5 April 2019

With the 20th March marking Spring Solstice and the recent snow starting to melt it is with great pleasure that we can say that Edward, Emily and Beaky (pictured left) have all made it through their first winter!

Eagle Officer John Wright reported the first Wheatears back and singing at the site and the local Lapwings are displaying over their breeding grounds.

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And the winner is...

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by Philip M.

12 March 2019

Not just one winner but three!

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Who Works on a Conservation Project?

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by Philip M.

6 March 2019

We have recently completed our 4th Eagle School at Lauder Primary, finishing up with a visit from Falconer, Ray Lowden and his Golden Eagle, Mac. Eagle Schools cover various topics such as raptor identification, eagle lifecycle, diet and some of the challenges they face in the wild. We also look at conservation and the efforts that go into a project such as the South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project. This was an opportunity to talk about the various specialists who contribute to such a project, and for the pupils to ask them some questions. See below for some of the questions and answers.

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Eagle School arrives at Tweedbank Primary 27.02.2019

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by Rick T.

27 February 2019

Eagle Schools arrived at the lovely Tweedbank Primary School today and delivered the introductory session to a great group of P6/7 students.

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Lauder Primary celebrate Eagle Day!

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by Rick T.

20 February 2019

40 students from Lauder Primary School were joined by their local community to show off their outstanding Eagle Schools work and enjoy a visit from Mac the Golden Eagle. Ray of the Kielder Bird of Prey Centre delivered a fascinating presentation to the assembled crowd which included other species of raptors including Barn Owl, Eagle Owl, Kestrel and even a Turkey Vulture as well as Mac.

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