Golden and white-tailed eagles were once widespread across Wales

Researchers analyse historical records and museum artefacts to pinpoint the birds’ distribution

Two 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.

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Source: The Guardian
Golden and white-tailed eagles were once widespread across Wales