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Short-toed Eagle in Poland erstwhile and now

Dec 13, 2015 / Comment

August 3, 1935 : the snake is still alive and wrigglesThe articles about Short-toed Eagles in present southwestern /map/ and southeastern /map/ Poland are divided by about 80 years. Four of them, written by Viktor Zebe /map/ and published in the first half of the 20th century, have been placed on the Ptaki Śląska – Birds of Silesia website (De):

• Viktor ZEBE, 1933 – Beobachtungen an einem Schlesischen Schlangenadler-Horst [Observations on a Silesian Short-toed Eagle aerie] // Berichte des Vereins schlesischer Ornithologen, 18: pp. 47-57. – Short-toed Eagle. file {rough translation}.

• Viktor ZEBE, 1935 – Weiteres vom Schlangenadler [More about Short-toed Eagle] // Berichte des Vereins schlesischer Ornithologen, 20: pp. 28-33. – Short-toed Eagle. file {rough translation}.

• Viktor ZEBE, 1936 – Zur Biologie des Schlangenadlers (Circaetus gallicus Gm.) [Biology of the Short-toed Eagle] // Berichte des Vereins schlesischer Ornithologen, 21: pp. 33-78. – Short-toed Eagle. file (translatable form).

• Viktor ZEBE, 1942 – Vom Schlangenadler, Circaetus gallicus (Gm.) 1936-41 [Short-toed Eagle within 1936-41] // Berichte des Vereins schlesischer Ornithologen, 27: pp. 2-10. – Short-toed Eagle. file {rough translation}.

The next paper by Adam Flis is available on a website of the Institute of Nature Conservation PAS:

• Adam FLIS, 2013 – Występowanie gadożera Circaetus gallicus w Lasach Janowskich i Lipskich [The occurrence of Short-toed Eagle in Janowskie and Lipskie Forests (SE Poland)] // Chrońmy Przyrodę Ojczystą, 69 (3): pp. 221–225. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Pl).


General info on STE in Poland, Ukraine and Bulgaria

Jul 30, 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).


Returning of Short-toed Eagle to Poland

Apr 29, 2013 / Comment
Migration birds of prey from Lublin region

After 153 days of silence GSM transmitter of the adult Short-toed Eagle female tagged in Poland in 2012 started working again in Africa on March 1st. So, Polish ornithologists could mark her spring migration route receiving coordinates of her location each hour. The route was different from the autumn one: the bird visited Greece and Ukraine where she was travelling during almost 3 weeks, maybe because of the bad weather conditions, but finally she achieved the old breeding territory in Poland /map/. Her partner was observed there on April 17th with caught snake in his beak. The female joined him 2 days later.

You can find more information about the project on the Lublin Ornithology Society website and you can see detailed descriptions of the Short-toed Eagle’s adventures on the LTO page in Facebook (Pl). Also please view the migration map:

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GSM tracking of Short-toed Eagle from Poland

Sep 19, 2012 / 1 Comment
Migration birds of prey from Lublin region

Adult Short-toed Eagle female was equipped with a GPS-GSM logger in the southern part of Lublin Province /map/ (south-eastern Poland) this year. She started the autumn migration quite early. Detailed information is available on the Lublin Ornithology Society site. The migration map can be viewed here. Please note: each red point on the map is provided with a detailed comment.


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