Langslow, D. R / December 1984 – vol. 77, issue 12, pp 592–607 For such a large bird, the Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos can be surprisingly elusive, and an accurate picture of its status in Britain has always been difficult to obtain. The physical nature and remoteness of many of its nesting areas, together with adverse weather and the frequent use of widely distributed alternative eyries, have always hampered fieldwork. The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.