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Eagles hatch early

Two baby grey buzzard eagles have been born prematurely at the International Birds of Prey Centre in Newent in Gloucestershire.

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Eagle chicks hatch prematurely at Newent

The baby grey buzzard eagles Credit: ITV News/Ken Goodwin

Two baby grey buzzard eagles have been born prematurely at theInternational Bird of Prey Centre in Newent in Gloucestershire. Because of the cold weather the chicks are being hand-reared for the first few weeks of their lives.

The species comes from South America and when fully-grown, these chicks could have a wingspan of 80 inches.

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