Wild white-tailed sea-eagle - export from Norway to Spain


Report no: Non-detriment finding (NDF)

Published: 27.04.2023

Key message:

The export of up to 20 wild caught white-tailed sea-eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) nestlings from Norway to Spain for reintroduction purposes in 2023 will not be detrimental to the survival of this species in the wild.

Thus concludes the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM).

The assignment was carried out on behalf of the Norwegian Environment Agency, which is the management authority for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Norway.

VKM is the scientific authority for CITES in Norway and prepares NDF (non-detriment finding) reports in accordance with the methodology published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and CITES.


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