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Huge bald eagle missing in Gloucestershire

Bald eagles have a wingspan of around 2m Credit: PA Images

A bald eagle with a broken tracker has gone missing from the International Bird of Prey Centre in Gloucestershire.

According to founder Jemima Parry-Jones, the female bird called 'Cremorne' is in a wood near Newent - refusing to come down.

The bird was being flown at the centre on Saturday when it flew off and didn't come back.


Swanny McSwanface? Name the baby cygnets

Following the safe arrival of 9 beautiful cygnets over the Bank Holiday, The Bishop’s Palace is launching its annual competition to name the little ones.

But will there be a Swanny McSwanFace?

Credit: Bishop's Palace
Credit: Bishop's Palace

The proud parents took the elder cygnets into the water on Bank Holiday Monday and all 9 were seen swimming in the moat on Tuesday morning.

Send in your suggestions to the Palace via email, Facebook or Twitter.

The names will be announced on 10 May.

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