White-tailed sea eagles give lesson in patient parenting


Parents with grown-up children who have yet to move out?

White-tailed sea eagles know the feeling.

Experts are astonished by a breeding pair in the Isle of Mull who have been caring for their injured chick a year after it ought to have flown the nest.

In highly unusual behaviour, the adult birds have skipped breeding this year to nurse the chick back to fitness.



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