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Conference on Short-toed Eagle in Italy, detailed info

Sunday, June 28th, 2015 / Comment

Please get detailed information about the September Conference on Short-toed Eagle: Sotto il segno del biancone [Under the Sign of Short-toed Eagle]Short-toed Eagle. file (It).

Under the Sign of Short-toed Eagle

Many thanks to Francesco Petretti for sharing this!

 

Migrations of Short-toed Eagles in Italy

Sunday, June 14th, 2015 / Comment

Some news about the migration of ST Eagles in the Italian Peninsula.

Adult Short-toed Eagle in flight. Photo by Guido PremudaGuido Premuda‘s Sunbird.it has been complemented with new papers (It) on the Bibliography page. They all are dedicated to observations of migratory birds of prey in the Apuan Alps /map/ during several consecutive seasons, including records of numerous Short-toed Eagles:

• PREMUDA G., 2011 – La migrazione dei rapaci sulle Alpi Apuane (LU): campo autunno 2011 [The migration of birds of prey in the Apuan Alps: autumn camp 2011]. Infomigrans, 28-2011. – Short-toed Eagle. file.

• PREMUDA G., 2012 – La migrazione sulle Alpi Apuane (LU): campo Biancone Primavera 2012 [The migration in the Apuan Alps: spring Short-toed Eagle camp 2012]. Infomigrans 29-2012. – Short-toed Eagle. file.

• PREMUDA G., 2013 – La migrazione dei rapaci sulle Alpi Apuane: campo Biancone primavera 2013 [The migration of birds of prey in the Apuan Alps: spring Short-toed Eagle camp 2013]. Infomigrans 31-2013. – Short-toed Eagle. file.

• PREMUDA G., 2013 – Alpi Apuane (LU): campo Biancone settembre 2013 [The Apuan Alps: September Short-toed Eagle camp 2013]. Infomigrans 32-2013. – Short-toed Eagle. file.

• PREMUDA G. & FRANCHINI M., 2014 – Alpi Apuane (LU): campo Biancone settembre 2014 [The Apuan Alps: September Short-toed Eagle camp 2014]. Infomigrans 34-2014. – Short-toed Eagle. file.

This spring Egidio arrived in his birthplace again. This is a young male Short-toed Eagle fitted with a satellite transmitter in Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato /map/ in 2013 within the project which had been started with participation of Ugo Mellone yet in 2010 and later continued by Giuseppe Lucia.

 

Jean-Pierre and Isabelle Malafosse. Report for 2014

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 / Comment

The eaglet feels comfortable about 15 days before leaving an artificial nest built on an oak

Short-toed Eagles in Cévennes National Park /map/, review for the previous year:

Jean-Pierre et Isabelle MALAFOSSE, 2014A colour-ringed male Short-toed Eagle, 18 years old – Le Circaète Jean-le-Blanc, résultats pour 2014. Suivi des Rapaces forestiers en Lozère et dans le Parc National des Cévennes [Short-toed Eagle, results for 2014. Monitoring of Raptors in Lozère and in the Cévennes National Park], rapport interne C.R.B.P.O./P.N.C.: 14 p. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Fr) {rough translation}.

Thanks a lot to Jean-Pierre and Isabelle for sharing the remarkable results of their outstanding large-scale work in the region!

 

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!

UPD May 1st, 2015: the Facebook community has been created for uploading and watching video clips made with the camera.

 

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.

 
 


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