Sea eagles could return to the Isle of Wight

A wildlife charity and Forestry Commission England have revealed plans to reintroduce sea eagles, also known as white-tailed eagles, to England

Sea eagle off the Isle of Mull
Sea eagles, once a common sight along the English coast, could be reintroduced

A wildlife charity and Forestry Commission England have revealed plans to reintroduce sea eagles, also known as white-tailed eagles, to England.

Europe’s largest raptor bred for the last time on the south coast on the eastern cliffs of the Isle of Wight in 1780, having once been widespread. The species was also eliminated from Scotland and Ireland, though successfully reintroduced in recent years. There are now 130 breeding pairs in Scotland alone.

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