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A Tale of Two Eagles

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

The White-tailed Eagle is one of the easiest birds to observe in Belgrade, Serbia. There are about ten pairs around the city. One pair even breeds on the island at the very confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers, less than a mile from the central city square. Ten pairs mean 20 territorial adults staying here year-round, plus usually 20 young birds every spring, plus more than 20 immatures overwintering in the Danube backwaters. And with a wingspan slightly bigger than a Bald Eagle, it is really no wonder that almost every local eBird list contains a sighting of one to several...
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