Threatened species of eagle found dead, probably poisoned, authorities say

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The game and fauna service said on Friday they had recently found a young Bonelli’s eagle dead, believed from poisoning, along with a number of birds of the corvids species in a field in Menogeia in the Larnaca district.

A number of rodents were also found dead close by.

“At first sight the cause of death seems to be poisoning since the birds had no visible injuries while there were also dead insects on the rodents, which is usually the first indication of poisoning,” the game and fauna services said in an announcement. The eagle was taken to the state vet...


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Threatened species of eagle found dead, probably poisoned, authorities say


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