White-tailed Eagle, Gyrfalcon and Peregrine

Head of dead White-tailed Eagle delivered to Greenland Institute of Natural Resources. Photo: Lars Maltha Rasmussen

A study of a dead eagle shows 15 lead bullets caused the death. Photo: Lars Maltha Rasmussen.

If you find a dead White-tailed Eagle, Gyrfalcon and Peregrine or other fully protected birds you are, according to the executive order on nature protection, obliged to bring this to the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, if you do not leave it in the nature.

The Greenland Institute of Natural Resources keep this to carry out examinations of the causes of death and level of environmental contaminants.