Poisoning of White Tailed Eagles, Ireland


LORCAN O’TOOLE of the Eagle Trust speaks to Noel McGuinness about the poisoning of Eagles in Ireland. Lorcan explains that in some cases farmers leave out poison aimed at Foxes and crows to protect cattle.

They speak specifically of the poisoning of a White Tailed eagle. They then talk of the Eagle trusts work throughout Ireland and how they operate including tracking birds around ireland using Satellite technology.

They finish up by talking of the fate of the forty Red Kites that were released in 2011 and their breeding progress.

Duration: 12'17" DATE: February 12, 2013
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Lorcan O'Toole
Themes:Local News
Keywords:poisoned eagle ireland, bird conservation ireland, eagle trust, Lorcan O'Toole, red kites ireland
LocationIreland Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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