Golden Eagle
Blog

Follow the progress of the South Scotland Golden Eagles

Page 7 of Rick T’s Latest Posts

Showing 31-35 of 83 items

Eagle Schools Home Edition #5

R

by Rick T.

18 May 2020

The latest activity from Community Outreach Officer Philip Munro - become a hunting Eagle in this exciting Scavenger Hunt!!

The Golden Eagle is one of the fiercest hunters on Earth but it will always take an easier option if there is one. A bit like we go out for fast food when we don’t want to cook, the golden eagle will save energy by scavenging for food that it doesn’t have to catch and kill. Animals that have died and are decaying, providing food for other animals are called carrion. Carrion is a big part of a Golden Eagle’s diet.

Details

Eagle of the Day - Skan (C17)

R

by Rick T.

17 May 2020

Skan (C17) did not get the warmest welcome to the South of Scotland from one of our Eagles, Beaky (C11) (see blog 9th August 2019) but is now thriving in Southern Skies.

Details

The Wright Strokes - Sketches from Eagle Country #2

R

by Rick T.

16 May 2020

The latest installment from Eagle Officer John Wright's sketch book highlights the importance of watching and listening to all of the wildlife around you as, much like Alastair and Jane's noisy gulls over Edinburgh (Blog 8th May 2020), they can lead you to some magical encounters.

Details

A wee bit of Edward and Beaky

R

by Rick T.

15 May 2020

Below is a video from their short time with us in the aviary. Inquisitive Beaky is exploring her surroundings, tugging at food and the feeding hatch screen while Edward looks on with curiosity.

Details

Eagle People Profile Chris Rollie

R

by Rick T.

14 May 2020

Retired RSPB Area Manager (D&G) and Raptor enthusiast Chris Rollie shares a wonderful tale of a meeting between two of Scotland's top predators. Thank You Chris!

Details

Partners