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Short-toed Eagles and wind farms in Spain

Jan 8, 2014 / Comment

Wind farms fields in Spain and a Short-toed Eagle on a perchThe study had been conducted in a region of Gibraltar /map/ in 2009-2012. Antonio-Román Muñoz presented some results at the Conference on Wind Power and Environmental Impacts Stockholm 5-7 Feb 2013. Also you can get general ideas about the main research directions of the group of Spanish biologists:

Beatriz YÁÑEZ, Antonio-Román MUÑOZ, Beatriz MARTIN, Manuela DE LUCAS, Bert TOXOPEUS & Miguel FERRER, 2013 – Effects of wind farms on local and migratory populations of Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicusShort-toed Eagle. file (En) – presentation, 31 pages.

The presentation is available on a website of The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, as well as abstracts of the conferenceAbstracts. file (En).


New article on Short-toed Eagle diet in Spain

Sep 28, 2013 / Comment

Please pay attention to bibliographical information and the Spanish summary of the following article written by Beatriz Yáñez and others. It concerns presence of Invertebrates in diet of Short-toed Eagle in the Gibraltar region /map/:

Beatriz Yáñez, Antonio-Román Muñoz, Miguel Ferrer, 2013 – Invertebrates as Prey of Short-toed Snake-Eagles (Circaetus gallicus) // Journal of Raptor Research, 47(3): P. 320-323.


Mobbing of Short-toed Eagles by gulls over Gibraltar

Apr 30, 2012 / Comment

This paper was published in 2008. It’s dedicated to relationships between migrating Short-toed Eagles and local Yellow-legged Gulls in the region of Gibraltar /map/.

The LPO Mission Rapaces website

• Mosquera M., 2008 – Mobbing of migrant Short-toed Eagles Circaetus gallicus by Yellow-legged Gulls Larus michahellis during their northbound passage over Gibraltar // Gibraltar Bird Report, 7: 51-54. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).