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    Explorations of a young English eagle

    During the first five years of the White-tailed Eagle which we run in partnership with Forestry England, we have been able to monitor the movements of the translocated eagles in great detail thanks to the Ornitela satellite tags that we deploy on each bird prior to release. The young eagles have...
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    Hancock Here: Boundary Bay CAMS only Momentarily Black

    Contact davidh This is a sad update — but on the mend. The two chicks at the BBC (Boundary Bay Central) CAMS had just so wonderfully come into the world to a couple of proud parents and the line went dead. These are the two new HD CAMs that Barbara so kindly sponsored after the adults had...
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    Why IT Certification Courses Foster Lifelong Learning and Professional Growth

    In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, the demand for skilled IT professionals is at an all-time high. As technology continues evolving and transforming industries, continuous learning and professional growth have become essential. This is where IT certification courses play a pivotal role in...
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    Key Considerations When Selecting an IT Corporate Training Provider

    In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, selecting the right IT corporate training provider is paramount for organizations aiming to keep their workforce abreast of the latest trends and advancements. Choosing an IT corporate training provider involves carefully considering various...
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    How IT Training Programs Bridge the Skills Gap in the Tech Industry

    How IT Training Programs Bridge the Skills Gap in the Tech Industry: The importance of IT training certification cannot be overstated in the ever-evolving landscape of the information technology (IT) industry. In today’s highly competitive job market, where technological advancements occur...
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    French flight

    Since the start of the White-tailed Eagle project, which we run in partnership with Forestry England, satellite tracking has shown how nomadic the young eagles can be prior to settling on a breeding territory. For example, one of the birds now established at Poole Harbour, male G463, spent two...
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    The explorer returns

    During the course of the first four years of the Isle of Wight White-tailed Eagle project, which we run in partnership with Forestry England, the young eagles have followed a fairly predictable pattern. They disperse widely during their early years, but then move back towards the Isle of Wight...
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    The Art of the Impossible – White-tailed Eagle and Lynx

    I’m sitting in one of my favourite places in our home; a large upstairs window that looks out over the woods and fields. Below me is a small burn running from the hills on its way to the Moray Firth. It’s twisty and there’s a flooded pool where a clear freshwater spring comes out from under the...
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    A Transatlantic Flight

    Ospreys have been colour-ringed in the UK since the early days of the Scottish recovery in the late sixties. This has provided a wealth of valuable data on natal and breeding dispersal, longevity and, perhaps most excitingly, migratory movements. As someone who is privileged to ring Osprey...
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    A Who’s Who of White-tailed Eagles at Poole Harbour

    Over the last year Poole Harbour has become a hotspot for White-tailed Eagle activity. The vast natural harbour provides rich forging opportunities throughout the year with abundant supplies of fish, including Grey Mullet, as well as waterbirds, and many quiet areas to perch. We have been...
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    First white-tailed eagle in 240 years fledges in England

    In a landmark moment for conservationists, the first white-tailed eagle for over 240 years has fledged from a nest in the wild in England. The chick is the first successful breeding attempt of the white-tailed eagles released by Forestry England and the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation’s project...
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    A tribute to John Love

    Roy Dennis was at John Love’s funeral in Inverness yesterday, 6th November. There was a big turnout of family and friends, his colleagues in nature conservation and sea eagles, and many islanders from the Hebrides. His family asked Roy to give the tribute to his friend at the service. It is...
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    Lifetime achievement award for Roy Dennis

    We are delighted to report that Roy’s inspirational work with birds of prey has been recognised with a lifetime achievement award from the Raptor Research Foundation (RRF). The Partners for Raptors Lifetime Achievement Award honours outstanding individuals who have dedicated their lives to...
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    Changing the pace of my life

    The storm from the north-west has blown in overnight and as I sit at the upstairs window having a second coffee, the tall birch and alder trees in my close view are bending to the wind. Everywhere the loose leaves of autumn are being rearranged – see there was no need to sweep them up after all...
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    Happy Christmas

    Christmas is a good time to reflect on the past twelve months, and 2023 has proved to be a very significant year for our work. Fledging success The White-tailed Eagle project, which we run in partnership with Forestry England, reached a major milestone in July, with a chick fledging from a...
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    Roy Dennis is awarded an OBE

    We are thrilled to announce that Roy Dennis has been awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours List for his contribution to wildlife. Roy, who received an MBE in 1992, said, “I am very honoured by this OBE and believe it recognises the innovative nature recovery projects carried out by our...
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    Update on Harrison River – Fish & Eagles!

    Oct 25, 2022: I got out to the Harrison today – despite our 2-month drought, the river, while very low, was full of desperate fish. Lots were spawning or trying to spawn in the very shallow water. The Chehalis Hatchery had just spent the past few days spawning the huge white springs and I was...
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    Nature & Biodiversity Act – a New Canadian Initiative

    October 25, 2022 1. Last week, it was revealed that there are 70% fewer animals sharing the earth with us than there were 50 years ago. Read that sentence again. And again. “Greenpeace” 2. And now read this one: today, a shocking new report from Greenpeace Canada revealed that Paper...
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    Hancock here: Another update! Oct 26, 2022

    Today I did a couple of ‘normal things,’ I checked about 27 nests in my region. Nine had at least 1 adult nearby holding what I took to be the territory. The other 18 had no observable adult as I passed by. This is basically about right – if about 75% of the adults are back from migration you...
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    A Quick Raptor Monitor Update: Oct 27, 2022

    A Quick Raptor Monitor Update: Oct 27, 2022 Hi All: what a great 2022 in terms of new Monitors – sorry I have been late in getting all your notes transferred to my MASTER Data Base. This was such a busy year as we had to build 12 eagle nests for developers. Now we are about to assess if, as...
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