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Migrations of Short-toed Eagles in Italy

Jun 14, 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.

 

Some news about ST Eagles from Italy

Apr 26, 2014 / Comment

For the first time tracked 2nd CY Short-toed Eagle has returned to Europe from Africa. This is Egidio which was fitted with a satellite transmitter in Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato /map/ in 2013. European observers have a good chance to see the bird in the nature. As Ugo Mellone said, it would be great to observe the behaviour of this young Short-toed Eagle in the field and his interactions with breeding pairs.

Thanks to Ugo for kindly informing us!

April 2014, photo by Corrado De Francesco : one Short-toed Eagle maybe has a transmitter on its backThis photo has been taken by Corrado De Francesco in south-eastern Piedmont /map/ on April 12th. The author observed three ST Eagles and one of them had something reminding a transmitter or other similar equipment on its back. If anybody knows what it could really be or who could be the owner of the device, please, inform us:
comment this post or email to info@short-toed-eagle.net.

 

Two more juvenile Short-toed Eagles tagged in S.Italy

Sep 30, 2013 / 2 Comments
Continua il Progetto Biancone, tramite i GPS a telemetria satellitare

Two young Short-toed Eagles, this time Egidio and Irene, have been fitted with satellite transmitters in Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato /map/ again. You can find the map showing the birds’ migration and also read a short history of the project since 2010 on the same webpage. Thanks to Ugo Mellone for informing us!

 

Migrations of juvenile Short-toed Eagles from S.Italy

Nov 27, 2011 / Comment

A new paper on the circuitous migration of Short-toed Eagles from southern Italy /map/ to Africa has been published:

Mellone U., Limiñana R., Mallìa E. & Urios V., 2011 – Extremely detoured migration in an inexperienced bird: interplay of transport costs and social interactions // Journal of Avian Biology 42: 468-472. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

The PDF can be found on Ugo Mellone’s website.

 

Satellite tracking of Short-toed Eagles in Italy. 2011

Sep 25, 2011 / Comment
Progetto Biancone: Dalla Basilicata le prime aquile italiane marcate con trasmittente satellitare

The satellite tracking project continues in Southern Italy this year. Three juvenile Short-toed Eagles were tagged with transmitters in Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato /map/. The project is managed by Giuseppe Lucia and Ugo Mellone (University of Alicante). Maps with the tracks are available on the Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato website.

 

Satellite tracking of juvenile Short-toed Eagles in Italy

Sep 21, 2010 / 1 Comment
Progetto Biancone: Dalla Basilicata le prime aquile italiane marcate con trasmittente satellitare

New satellite tracking project has started in Southern Italy this summer. Two juvenile Short-toed Eagles were tagged with transmitters in Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato /map/. The project is being coordinated by Ugo Mellone. Maps with the tracks are available on the Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato website.

 
 


Connected with the /map/ of Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato


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