Monday, September 5, 2011

Fear that Sea Eagles May Prey on Children

The Scotsman
3 September 2011

Could a sea eagle mistake young child for prey, ask gamekeepers

By Frank Urquhart

A FURIOUS row has erupted between Britain's leading bird charity and Scottish gamekeepers over claims that sea eagles could mistake young children for their natural prey. [...]

A spokesman for RSPB Scotland declared: "It is the worst kind of alarmist nonsense to suggest that sea eagles might soon be preying on children for food. [...]