NatureScot Commissioned Report 626: Golden eagles in the south of Scotland: an overview
This report indicates that the south of Scotland could support as many as 16 pairs of golden eagles, with 11-13 pairs given as a conservative estimate. Details are given for each of the nine principal regions considered suitable for golden eagles, with consideration given to a number of factors which influence populations. This novel approach to assessing the potential population could be developed for other species in other parts of Scotland.
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