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Thursday, 22 August 2013

Reintroduced white-tailed eagle pair raise chick

Level: Advanced / C1

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The White-tailed Eagle has bred in Scotland for the first time in 200 years.
Read this article about it and then answer the following questions:
1) When did the reintroduction programme begin?
2) Who is Stuart Housden?
3) Which people are not happy about the reintroduction of the Eagle?
4) How much has the project cost?
5) What is the other name for the White-tailed Eagle?

Answers below!

1) 1975
2) The Director of RSPB Scotland
3) Some farmers and crofters
4) £452,000
5) The Sea Eagle

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