This week on Ours to Protect we’re looking at a project which has brought the magnificent white tailed sea eagle back to Ireland.
The eagle, once a common species here, was completely wiped out by the early 1900’s.
In a bid to re-establish our natural biodiversity balance, the National Parks and Wildlife Service has over the last 20 years worked on a project to import white tailed sea eagle chicks from Norway to Killarney National Park where they were released and have now dispersed throughout Ireland.
Sari Houlihan reports…
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