Golden Eagle – 1994

Aquila chrysaetos – Eryr Euraid – Introduced

Two kept captive on Skomer by the Neale family were released in 1915. One was shot when visiting the nearby mainland. The other .remained on the island before moving to Ramsey in 1928 where it was eventually shot in March 1932. Another, from London Zoo, was released on Ramsey in June 1929, in an effort to encourage breeding, but was found drowned in Ramsey Sound on 9 October 1929.

Donovan J.W. & Rees G.H, 1994, Birds of Pembrokeshire

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Golden Eagle – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.