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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Under the state's Wildlife Act, killing a wedge-tailed eagle carries a fine of up to A$7,928 ([pounds sterling]4,350; $5,700) and a maximum six-year jail term.
Deliberately killing the wedge-tailed eagle carries maximum penalties of about 8,000 Australia dollars (6,000 US dollars), with an additional fine of 800 dollars for each bird killed, as well as up to six months' jail.
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.
The forests are home to rare and threatened species such as the wedge-tailed eagle and the giant freshwater crayfish.
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In contrast to the sight of a potential predator, recordings of dingoes howling didn't evoke much reaction, especially when compared with the calls of a familiar danger, the wedge-tailed eagle.
Our latest $10k investment in the Education Centre will demonstrate the measures we take to minimise our impact on iconic species such as the wedge-tailed eagle, Australia s largest bird of prey.
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.