wedge-tailed eagle


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wedge-tailed eagle

a large brown Australian eagle, Aquila audax, having a wedge-shaped tail and a wingspan of 3 m
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Melbourne, July 13 (ANI): Wedge-tailed eagles are now the latest accessories at weddings in Gold Coast, Australia.
It is not only the fate of the Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle, the swift parrot and the wielangta stag beetle which is at stake, but the future of all endangered wildlife.
However, we are serious about wildlife conservation and particularly minimising risk for protected species such as the wedge-tailed eagle, white-bellied sea eagle, peregrine falcon, southern boobook owl, swamp harrier, grey goshawk and masked owl, Dr Davis said.
In the case of Brown v Forestry Tasmania, Senator Brown sought to stop logging in Wielangta forest so as to protect three federally listed endangered species: the swift parrot, the Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle and the Wielangta stag beetle.
The find included the wooden base of a beautifully-crafted Australian wedge-tailed eagle, presented by Australia's Northern Territories government.
the undertaking of targeted pre-clearance surveys for the nationally listed masked-owl, spot-tailed quoll, Tasmanian devil and Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle.
As reported in Ecos 130, in May 2005 Senator Brown sought an injunction against Forestry Tasmania to prevent it from logging in the Wielangta Forest, an old-growth native forest east of Hobart home to three nationally listed threatened species--the Wielangta stag beetle, Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle and the swift parrot.
One was the wooden base of a beautifully-crafted Australian wedge-tailed eagle, sculpted out of sterling silver and 18ct gold.
Taking centre-stage are three Wielangta Forest inhabitants: a shy log-dwelling stag beetle of ancient lineage; the spectacular Swift Parrot, which migrates from the mainland to Tasmania each spring to breed, but now numbers less than 1300 breeding pairs; and the Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle, which is a distinct subspecies, larger than the mainland form, with a total population of less than 1500 birds.
The Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle (with less than 200 pairs remaining), the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot, and the giant freshwater lobster, which grows up to a metre in length, all depend on the Tarkine's naturalness for their survival.
Our largest bird of prey, the wedge-tailed eagle, has seen good times and bad.
He wanted to describe the fine perfection of the markings on a spotted pardalote, the plummeting rush of a peregrine falcon or the steady majesty of a soaring wedge-tailed eagle climbing in a great, sweeping curve, rocking a little, in a fierce mountain updraught.