Haliaeetus albicilla (White-tailed Eagle)

Criteria met:  Overall increase

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  Ireland

Top Trading Partner:  Norway

CITES Appendix:  I

IUCN Status:  Least Concern

EU-reported imports of live Haliaeetus albicilla from the two main sources (‘W’ and ‘C’), all purposes, 2002-2011.

In 2011, EU imports comprised 41 live, wild-sourced individuals imported for re-introduction purposes, and three live, captive-born individuals imported for breeding purposes. All wild-sourced individuals were imported directly from Norway, while captive-born individuals were imported directly from Kazakhstan (two) and Ukraine (one). EU imports of wild-sourced, live individuals remained constant between 2010 and 2011.