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GPS tagging of Short-toed Eagles in Israel. Video

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 / Comment
The amazing migration of the Judean Short-toed Eagle. Video by Guilad Friedemann (available in HD quality)

One more contribution from Guilad Friedemann. This time it is a video presentation. Using Google Earth tools Guilad invites us to follow David, one of the Short-toed Eagles tagged with the special GPS-loggers, from his home range in the Judean Foothills /map/ to the wintering grounds in Sudan. The virtual tour on his migration route is amazing!

 

Alternative nest-building of ST Eagles and LL Buzzards

Monday, July 21st, 2014 / Comment

Let’s thank Guilad Friedemann for sharing the following article based on data of his studies in the Judean Foothills /map/:

• G. Friedemann, I. Izhaki, Y. Leshem & K. Y. Mumcuoglu, 2013 – Alternative nest-building behavior of the Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus) and the Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) in the Judean Foothills, and the parasitic and non-parasitic arthropod fauna in their nests // Israel Journal of Entomology, Vol. 43: pp. 11-19. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

 

A clip about Guilad Friedemann’s research in 2013

Saturday, January 25th, 2014 / Comment
Continuing research on Short-toed Eagle and Long-legged Buzzard in Israel in 2013. Video by Guilad Friedemann (available in HD quality)

The presented video has been made by Guilad Friedemann as a compilation of various moments of his ongoing research in the Judean Foothills (Israel) /map/ for 2013. The clip takes a little time (6 minutes) to view but provides an insight into the process of the field work and into conditions of it. Also you can see beautiful scenes of local wildlife. Just don’t forget to choose HD quality while watching the video.

 

Video of hunting Short-toed Eagles by Ron Milgalter

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 / Comment

Short-toed Eagles hunt above cultivated fields. Video by Ron MilgalterThe phenomenon of Short-toed Eagles’ hunting aggregations was studied by Sameh Darawshi since 2005. Yesterday Ron Milgalter took these video clips of about 30 Short-toed Eagles together, which hunt fleeing small mammals and reptiles above an agricultural patch while the tractor was ploughing the field /map/.

 

Climbing to Short-toed Eagles’ nests. Video

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 / Comment
Climbing to Short-toed Eagle and Long-legged Buzzard nests. Video by Guilad Friedemann (available in HD quality)

The video clip shows climbing to nests of birds of prey while studying Short-toed Eagles and Long-legged Buzzards in the Judean Foothills (Israel) /map/ in 2012. This is the second video by Guilad Friedemann published on our site. Both the clips are available in HD quality. Just choose the appropriate YouTube quality settings.

 

Short video by Guilad Friedemann

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 / Comment
Short-toed Eagles and Long-legged Buzzards of the Judean Foothills. Video by Guilad Friedemann (available in HD quality)

This video made by Guilad Friedemann illustrates well fieldwork of Israeli researchers. Guilad studies interspecific relationships between Short-toed Eagles and Long-legged Buzzards in the Judean Foothills /map/. For this purpose several buzzards and eagles were tagged with special GPS loggers which provide an unique methodology of the tracking.

 

Story of Short-toed Eagle’s journey to Sudan

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 / Comment
From Israel to Sudan and back

Please visit this page to read a story of Dorsey (Iw) – Short-toed Eagle, which was ringed by Sameh Darawshi in Israel /map/, was captured in Sudan and then was photographed in Israel again. The story is in Hebrew, but you may use Google Translate, for example, to English.