Anecdotal reports indicate wedge-tailed eagle numbers building in places

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 25 2022 - 8:50pm, first published May 24 2022 - 8:00pm
Anecdotal reports suggest an escalation in wedge-tailed eagle numbers in parts of western Queensland. Picture: Simon Cherriman

Rabbit calicivirus, a biological control used to suppress wild rabbit populations, is possibly impacting graziers in western Queensland in a way they didn't expect, by increasing wedge-tailed eagle populations.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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