Golden and white-tailed eagles were once widespread across Wales

Researchers analyse historical records and museum artefacts to pinpoint the birds’ distributionTwo of the most well-known birds of prey – the golden eagle and white-tailed eagle – once soared high above the whole of Wales, a study has concluded.Researchers analysed historical records, museum artefacts, medieval poetry and place names featuring eryr – the Welsh word for eagle – to pinpoint the distribution of the birds. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/30/golden-eagle-white-tailed-once-widespread-across-wales

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