Restore White-tailed Eagles to Eastern England

by Wild Ken Hill in Snettisham, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 28th June 2021 we successfully raised £9,206 with 163 supporters in 49 days

Restore White-tailed Eagles to Eastern England, making our skies wilder and providing hope for the recovery of British nature.

by Wild Ken Hill in Snettisham, England, United Kingdom

The White-tailed Eagle

The White-tailed Eagle, also known as the Sea Eagle, is the UK’s largest bird of prey, with a magnificent 8 ft wingspan. There were once hundreds, if not thousands, of these birds soaring across the UK, but they were sadly persecuted to extinction in England around 240 years ago. 

Now, a partnership between Wild Ken Hill and the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation wants to restore Sea Eagles to Norfolk and the surrounding region. 

A story of hope

This project would give people along Eastern England the chance to see these majestic birds soaring through open skies once more, re-connecting us with nature, and acting as an emblem for recovery of our biodiversity in Britain. This is a story of hope.

We have already been overwhelmed by the support for this project - 91% of you were in favour of reintroducing this bird when we asked earlier in 2021, and we have gained the necessary approvals to go ahead.

We need your support

But before any eagles can be reintroduced at Wild Ken Hill, we need to build them a new temporary home where they stay for the first few weeks, and have the capacity to feed them during this period (we need to keep a lot of frozen fish!). We also need to the purchase the equipment to monitor their health while they are at Wild Ken Hill and once they have been reintroduced into open skies, which is vital for their ongoing wellbeing.

We are asking for your help to get this vital infrastructure ready, allowing us to bring the first juvenile birds from Poland in 2022 and reintroduce them at Wild Ken Hill. With your help, we can get this project started.

Join us by donating or purchasing one of the awesome rewards, like a private tour at Wild Ken Hill, or a chance to choose names for Norfolk’s new eagles. 

Thank you in advance for your support, we are truly grateful. 

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£30 or more

17 of 200 claimed

Suggest a name for the Eagles

Enter a name into the ballot. Names will be picked from the ballot by the project team and other donors.

£60 or more

6 of 40 claimed

Receive Wild Ken Hill apparel

Receive your choice of Wild Ken Hill branded t-shirts, featuring our logo and design.

£80 or more

14 of 50 claimed

Join a guided tour of Wild Ken Hill

Experience a guided tour of Wild Ken Hill, taking in woodlands, marshes, meadows and farmland, highlighting the amazing variety of nature in each habitat.

£400 or more

5 of 8 claimed

Have a private tour of Wild Ken Hill

We can create a personalised experience in nature for a group of up to 4, guided by a friendly member of our team.

£500 or more

0 of 5 claimed

Pick a name for the Eagles

Join our team and pick a name for each reintroduced eagle from the ballot.

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