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Project Update 21.09.2018

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by Rick T.

21 September 2018

Join us and the Live Borders Team at St Ronan's Wells Visitor Centre next Sunday for an afternoon of Eagle themed activities and a visit from Kashia, a falconry Golden Eagle.

A great event for all the family!

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by Rick T.

14 September 2018

It's been a busy few weeks at the Project! I've been up North working with Primary Schools in Sutherland and twinning them with schools in the South. Philip's been delivering the first round of Eagle School sessions. We all had a lovely day at Yarrow & Ettrick Show and I had a great afternoon over at Glenlude at the John Muir site on Thursday with the lovely Karen Purvis and her wonderful volunteers. It's busy but it's all good stuff!

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Eagle Update

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by Rick T.

5 September 2018

Edward, Emily and Beaky are all doing well and utilising the food provision sites. Beaky and Edward seem to have found each other again and have been together for the last week or so (see bottom picture). In the top picture, Emily is 'mantling' over her food, a behaviour common to raptors in which they 'shield' their prey with their wings. The photo also nicely shows the amount of white present on a young eagles tail feathers.

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Eagle Schools has Landed

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by Philip M.

23 August 2018

Eagle Schools has landed at Yarrow Primary School in the Yarrow Valley. Alongside Kirkhope Primary School from the Ettrick Valley, primary ones to primary sevens all joined together for the first session of what is set to be a fun-filled, fast paced 10-week programme.

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Eagles on BBC News

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by Rick T.

22 August 2018

BBC News featured the project on the National News last night - including a video taken by Eagle Officer John (during one of his regular and very distant monitoring sessions) of young Beaky being mobbed by two Buzzards as she enjoys her freedom in the Moffat Hills. Project Manager Cat and Prof. Des Thompson of Scottish Natural Heritage comment on the project - you can watch the piece here:

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