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The female from the only pair of Golden Eagles in England has not been seen for several weeks. Her absence from the breeding valley in the Lake District at this time of year is very unusual, and it is feared that she may have died. read on
The Lake District's famous Ospreys are incubating eggs, the Lake District Osprey Project announced today. The news has taken the Ospreys' guardians by surprise, as the female has laid her eggs in the nest near Bassenthwaite Lake almost two weeks earlier than last year. read on
England's most famous wildlife family is the centre of attention again today with the announcement that the Ospreys nesting in Cumbria have successfully hatched eggs and have produced two chicks. read on
Key sites and species in Cumbria (6)
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Birding sites in Cumbria (398)
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