Monday, September 05, 2011

Golden Eagle...at last!

After several years of fruitless pursuit, I finally managed to take a decent shot of a Golden Eagle! This young, after being mobbed by a Honey Buzzard, passed over me and then vanished in the dense woodland of Dadia National Park, Evros. Widespread, but seriouslyt declined in the last decades, due to persecution, poisoning and habitat destruction, the king of the Greek mountains now faces another major threat; projects for wind farms in almost every mountain range of mainland Greece and Crete....
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