Booted eagle shot down over Girgenti; illegal larger-than-permitted pellet found in abdomen

Precisely one month to the day from the exceptional eagle migration that ended up with at least ten out of an estimated 60 Short-toed and Booted Eagles being killed at the beginning of November, another of these rare eagles was shot down over Girgenti yesterday, BirLife said in a statement.

The protected Booted Eagle (Ajkla...