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New study shows iconic golden eagle was once common throughout Wales


A new study has shown that golden and white-tailed eagles were widespread and common throughout historic Wales.

Scientists looked at their historical distribution as part of their bid to bring the species, which became regionally extinct in the early-1800s, back to the Welsh countryside.

During their research they gained fascinating insights by looking at archaeological, fossil and observational records – and even Welsh place names. MORE

Header image: Sophie-lee Williams. Credit: Cardiff University.