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General info on STE in Poland, Ukraine and Bulgaria

July 30th, 2015 / Comment

Just some articles containing basic facts on distribution, biology and ecology of Short-toed Eagles in Poland, Ukraine and Bulgaria:

• J. Hordowski, 2015 – Gniazda i lęgi ptaków Polski [Polish birds’ nests and broods]: Gadożer Circaetus gallicus – pp. 515-522. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Pl).

С. Домашевський, К. Письменний, 2009 – Змієїд Circaetus gallicus // Червона книга України. Тваринний світ [Red book of Ukraine. Animals]: p. 425. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Uk).

• B. Tonchev, T. Petrov, S. Stoychev, E. Stoynov, K. Velev, 2007 – Орел змияр Circaetus gallicus // Атлас на гнездящите птици в България [Atlas of the breeding birds in Bulgaria]: pp. 138-139. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Bg)(En).

 

One more fossil Circaetus has been described in Bulgaria

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.

 

The discovery of an ancient Circaetus in SW Bulgaria

October 25th, 2014 / Comment

A fossil representative of the Circaetus genus was discovered in South-Western Bulgaria /map/. The birds had already lived in ancient Europe more than 7 millions of years ago; although, their origin from Africa is suggested as very probable. The paper is available on a website of the journal Acta zoologica bulgarica:

• Z. Boev, 2012 – Circaetus rhodopensis sp. n. (Aves: Accipitriformes) from the Late Miocene of Hadzhidimovo (SW Bulgaria) // Acta zool. bulg., 64 (1): pp. 5-12. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

 

Migration of Short-toed Eagles in Bulgaria

May 31st, 2014 / Comment

These documents (Bg) can be found on a website of the Натура 2000 Ecological Network:

• Ирина Матеева, д-р Петър Янков, 2013 – Характер на миграцията на 42 вида птици от българската орнитофауна според нивото на съвременните познания [Current knowledge about migration of 42 species of Bulgarian avifauna] – Доклад. – София. – 243 p. – Short-toed Eagle. file.

Pages dedicated particularly to Short-toed Eagle:

Орел змияр (Circaetus gallicus) /map/
• Доклад миграция [The general report] – Short-toed Eagle. file {rough translation};
• Доклад есенна миграция 2011 [The autumn migration in 2011] – Short-toed Eagle. file;
• Доклад пролетна миграция 2012 [The spring migration in 2012] – Short-toed Eagle. file;
• Доклад есенна миграция 2012 [The autumn migration in 2012] – Short-toed Eagle. file.

 
 


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