It might not be the first place that you'd expect to find them, but in the last month two golden eagles have been hatched in the Rhondda.
The birds, which are most commonly found in Scotland, have been bred in captivity using artificial insemmination
As Nicola Hendy reports, breeding golden eagle chicks is still a very rare occurrence...
"Golden eagles can be very difficult to breed in captivity, so I'm thrilled that this year it's all gone to plan" says Dean Britton.
At his breeding facility in the Rhondda, he has also bred goshawks, peregrine falcons, merlins and hobbies.
Dean Britton, from the Rhondda, is celebrating breeding two golden eagles in captivity.
He has been involved in falconry for over forty years and has spent the last seven years trying to breed a golden eagle.