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STE in Switzerland, the historical and current data

December 30th, 2015 / Comment

More historical data about Short-toed Eagles in Switzerland can be found on a webpage of the journal Ornithologische Beobachter:

• Karl Daut, 1910 – Seltenere Vertreter der schweizerischen Avifauna. Der Schlangenadler – Circaetus gallicus (Gm.) [A rare representative of the Swiss avifauna. Short-toed Eagle] // Der Ornithologische Beobachter, VIII (1): pp. 1-3. – Short-toed Eagle. file (De).

The former and present state of the species in the Canton of Valais /map/ is described in the communication, published this year:

Lionel Maumary, 2015 – Nouvelle nidification du Circaète Jean-le-Blanc en Valais [New nesting of Short-toed Eagle in Valais] // Oiseaux.ch (Fr).

Ornotho.ch search results for Circaète Jean-le-BlancThe following web resource deserves to be mentioned again: the map of the sighting locations is available for the registered contributors of Ornitho.ch only. However, any visitor of the site can view the photo gallery. The most of the pictures of Short-toed Eagles represented there have been taken in Switzerland.

 

Distribution of ST Eagle in Switzerland in the XX century

July 31st, 2015 / Comment

The represented article contains the detailed history of records of Short-toed Eagles in Switzerland almost within a century of observations:

• Kéry, M. & B. Posse, 1998 – Auftreten des Schlangenadlers Circaetus gallicus in der Schweiz von 1900 bis 1993 [Distribution of the Short-Toed Eagle in Switzerland from 1900 to 1993] // Der Ornithologische Beobachter, 95: 39-54. – Short-toed Eagle. file (De).

 

1st breeding Short-toed Eagles in Switzerland

December 23rd, 2012 / Comment
Short-toed Eagle nest in Upper Valais (Switzerland). Video by Lionel Maumary

This year Short-toed Eagles’ breeding was observed in southwestern Switzerland /map/ for the first time. On the Oiseaux.ch website you can find the report on this written by Lionel Maumary:

• Lionel Maumary, 2012 – Le Circaète Jean-le-Blanc a niché en Suisse ! [Short-toed Eagle has bred in Switzerland] // Oiseaux.ch (Fr) {rough translation} – the text contains excellent pictures and video. Also photos of this pair of Short-toed Eagles taken by Thomas Nierle in April 2012 can be viewed here. The juvenile Eagle has left the nest succesfully!

 
 


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