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One more fossil Circaetus has been described in Bulgaria

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 / Comment

This time fossil remains of an ancient species of Circaetus were found in the vicinity of the Varshets town (Northwestern Bulgaria) /map/. This species had lived in SE Europe about 2.2-2.4 millions of years ago:

• Z. Boev, 2015 – An Early Pleistocene Snake Eagle, Circaetus haemusensis sp. n. (Aves, Accipitriformes) from Varshets, Northwestern Bulgaria // Acta zool. bulg., 67 (1): pp. 127-138. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

The current article, like the prevous one, is represented on a website of the journal Acta zoologica bulgarica.

 

Live HD broadcast from Short-toed Eagle nest

Friday, 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; more clips are also listed on this page now. So help you Google Translate!

 

La Plume du Circaète n° 11 is out

Thursday, 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

Friday, 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

Sunday, 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

Saturday, 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).

 

Migrations and the distribution of STE in Italy

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 / Comment

The paper listed below is available on a website of Mediterranean Raptor Migration Network. To know the latest news of this non-profit community just follow the FB page of the organisation.

Panuccio M., Lucia G., Agostini N., Ottonello D. & Bogliani G., 2014 – Motion capacity, geography and ecological features explain the present distribution of a migratory top predator // Ecological Research DOI: 10.1007/s11284-014-1226-2. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

 
 


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