Live HD broadcast from Short-toed Eagle nest

March 27th, 2015 / Comment
Live broadcast from Short-toed Eagle nest

Many thanks to Guilad Friedemann for kind information about a new project of the KKL FundHD Web camera at a nest of Short-toed Eagle in Israel /map/. The online stream and a brief description of the project are available in Hebrew now, the English translation will appear soon. Besides, you can find texts about Guilad’s research in English and in Hebrew, view current data on observations of STE in the country and enjoy a video recently recorded with the installed camera; one more clip is also listed on this page now. So help you Google Translate!

 

La Plume du Circaète n° 11 is out

March 12th, 2015 / Comment
La Plume du Circaète on the LPO website

The long-awaited next issue of the bulletin La Plume du Circaète has come out – Short-toed Eagle. file (Fr) {rough translation} at long last!

The list of contents (Fr):

Suivi et conservation 2 »

Parc national des Cévennes: protection et nidification 2; Suivi dans les Alpes 4; Le circaète dans l’Aude 5; 12 ans de suivi en Isère 6; Exigences écologiques 7; Oiseaux et lignes éléctriques 11

Etude des comportements 12 »

Gestion des conflits 12; Que font-ils au nid ? 13

International 14 »

Reproduction en Israël 14; Feeding ecology 15

Yves BOUDOINT () 16 »

 

Ecology and ethology of Short-toed Eagle, 1980

February 27th, 2015 / Comment

Circaetus gallicus (drawn by F. Perco from a photo)The following detailed article dedicated to ecological and ethological aspects of biology of Short-toed Eagle had been published 35 years ago. The text addresses a variety of topics and can be of great interest to anyone who is studying the species. It is printed on 87 pages, has many beautiful pictures and includes data on distribution and conservation of STE on the Italian Peninsula:

• Silvio BRUNO, Fabio PERCO, 1980 – Considerazioni ecologiche ed etologiche sul Biancone (Circaetus gallicus) [Ecological and ethological considerations on Short-toed Eagle] // Natura bresciana, vol. 17: pp. 124-210. – Short-toed Eagle. file (It).

The article is available on the Museo di Scienze webpage.

 

STE in the Alpes de-Haute-Provence. Review for 2014

February 22nd, 2015 / Comment

Alpes-Maritimes, photo by P. KERN : adult male Short-toed Eagle with a snakePlease, see the next annual review of monitoring of Short-toed Eagle in the Alpes de Haute-Provence /map/ prepared by Cédric Arnaud with the participation of local observers:

• Cédric ARNAUD, 2014 – Suivi du Circaète Jean-le-blanc dans les Alpes de-Haute-Provence. Résultats du suivi pour l’année 2014 [Monitoring of Short-toed Eagle in the Alpes de Haute-Provence. Results for 2014]: 13 p. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Fr) {rough translation}.

The list of contents (Fr): Inventaires – 2; Reproduction – 4; Régime alimentaire – 7; Migration et dates d’arrivée/départ – 8; Interventions d’information, de sensibilisation et échanges – 8; Centre de soins de la faune sauvage 04-05 Aquila – 9; Campagne de suivi 2014 – 10; Observations particulières – 10; Campagne de suivi et objectifs 2015 – 11; Bases de données en ligne – 11; Participants – 12; Rendez-vous pour le suivi 2015 – 13.

 

Northern Ukraine. Notable observations in 2014

January 31st, 2015 / Comment

PISMENNYI K. 2014. Northern UkraineObservations of Short-toed Eagles in Northern Ukraine in 2014 which deserve to be noted:

K. PISMENNYI, 2015 – Data on breeding of Short-toed Eagle in Northern Ukraine – Short-toed Eagle. file, XLS file with formulas – Short-toed Eagle. file; Replacement of the biggest 14 flight feathers – Short-toed Eagle. file; Some short notes on Short-toed Eagles in Northern Ukraine in 2014 // short-toed-eagle.net (En).

 

Conference on Short-toed Eagle in Italy, 1st announce

January 22nd, 2015 / Comment

From the 10th to the 12th of September 2015 the Conference on the Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) will be held in the Museum of Natural History of Maremma, Grosseto, Italy /map/.

Under the Sign of Short-toed Eagle

Original contributions on the morphology, behaviour, general ecology, conservation and distribution of the Short-toed Eagle are welcome. The Conference will be anticipated by a workshop on the 10th of September on conservation projects of raptors in the Mediterranean.

An adult Short-toed Eagle with prey in flightThe communication could be presented either in Italian or English, French and Spanish languages and will be published in Acta of the Museum of Natural History of Maremma. The deadline for the subscription is 30th June 2015.

For further information, application form and instructions to the authors please contact:

subscription:
Ms. Paola Mariottisegreteria@museonaturalemaremma.it

scientific contributions:
Prof. Francesco Petrettiokapia.studium@virgilio.it

 

A nest of Short-toed Eagles in the vicinity of Rome

December 30th, 2014 / 1 Comment
The first Short-toed Eagle's nest found in the Regional Park of Castelli Romani

Among a lot of videos of Short-toed Eagles published on the Web during the last several years some short films deserve special attention. For example, this one was made by Claudio Borghini in collaboration with Assuntino Amici, Luigi Marozza and Massimiliano Proietti in 2013. The researchers used an automatic camera having wide-angle lens and placed in immediate proximity to an aerie of Short-toed Eagles. The nest had been found in the Regional Park of Castelli Romani /map/ for the first time ever. It is evident that the method of monitoring nests using automatic cameras is becoming increasingly popular.