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By Dave Walker

this is often an account of 1 man's 30-year involvement with England's rarest poultry, the golden eagle. first and foremost hired through the RSPB as a senior species security warden at a mystery situation in Cumbria, the writer describes the intricacies of creating a defense regime through wardens that might function for the following 26 years and his efforts to guard and research this iconic species. The Lakeland eagles have been at their best in the course of his tenure, rearing six eaglets within the six years prior to he widened his curiosity to review eagles in Scotland in addition to England. the writer stumbled on and recorded many formerly unknown evidence approximately golden eagles. He started to plan and enforce initiatives which might extend wisdom of the species in addition to aiding to safe their foothold in England. His venture is the main certain and entire research of a couple of golden eagles with, at its middle, the existence and occasions of an eagle he from its arrival in 1982 until eventually its loss of life, 22 years later, a poultry that will ultimately exhibit little worry of him and settle for his presence instead of flee. the writer recounts the hardships skilled through the eagle and eagle-watcher alike, and his list of behaviour on the nest is extraordinary. besides the fact that, operating with golden eagles isn't with no problems, and the author's encounters with unsympathetic shepherds and negative decision-making also are defined, as are his dealings with egg creditors who craved so as to add the infrequent English eagle eggs to their collections. His efforts to counter their intrusions even observed him rebuilding eagle eyries that were so dispassionately destroyed! even though, name of the Eagle amply illustrates the shut attachment and keenness that drove the writer to commit rather a lot of his lifestyles to this excellent raptor, famed because the King of Birds.

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