HoverOverUs • Short-toed-Eagle https://short-toed-eagle.net Circaetus gallicus in4mational navigator Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:41:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 GPS-GSM tagging of Short-toed Eagles in Hungary https://short-toed-eagle.net/gps-gsm-tagging-of-short-toed-eagles-in-hungary/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/gps-gsm-tagging-of-short-toed-eagles-in-hungary/#respond Sat, 14 Oct 2017 12:19:52 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2632 Within the framework of the Meadow Viper Life programme, which aims the preservation of the endangered Hungarian Meadow Viper (Vipera ursinii rakosiensis), two Ecotone GPS-GSM trackers were bought in 2016. The main aim was to follow the life of a Short-toed Eagle pair residing close to and hunting regularly on viper habitats. Since the capture of the adult male failed in 2017, experts marked the offspringÖrs on SATELLITETRACKING.EU of this particular pair with that transmitter /map/. The chick was named Örs, an ancient Hungarian name meaning «human», «man» or «hero» but also a name of a Hungarian tribe from ancient times.

Örs left the natal area on October 1st and its tracks can be followed on SATELLITETRACKING.EU.

The other transmitter was deployed on a repatriated individual in 2016, which died two months later in Poland. Its tracks are not available on the aforementioned website yet, however, another post will appear here if so.

Gábor Papp

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Jorge Rubio’s photos of Short-toed Eagles https://short-toed-eagle.net/jorge-rubios-photos-of-short-toed-eagles/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/jorge-rubios-photos-of-short-toed-eagles/#respond Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:40:22 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2629 Jorge Rubio: Águila culebrera - Short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus)Excellent pictures of Short-toed Snake Eagles taken by Spanish wildlife photographer Jorge Rubio are available in the special gallery on his personal website. Adult eagles at their nest and moments of their family life are represented there.

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Short faunistic notes: CE Belgium and NE Italy https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-faunistic-notes-ce-belgium-and-ne-italy/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-faunistic-notes-ce-belgium-and-ne-italy/#respond Sat, 30 Sep 2017 13:19:08 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2626 We are continuing to collect various texts about Short-toed Eagle records and observations in various regions. Along records in modern online databases, they give the fuller patern of the species distribution and its evolution within recent decades:

• Giacomo SGORLON, 2016 – Estivazione del Biancone Circaetus gallicus nella pianura Veneta Orientale [Summering of a Short-toed Eagle in the Eastern Veneto plain] // Uccelli d’Italia, 41: 150-152. – Short-toed Eagle. file (It) /map/.

• Lurent-Henry GÉE, 1989 – Séjour d’un Circaëte Jean-le-Blanc (Circaetus gallicus) en Meuse hutoise en juillet-aout 1988 [Stay of a Short-toed Eagle near the Huy City and the River Meuse in July-August 1988] // Aves, 26/3-4: 205-206. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Fr) /map/.

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Short-toed Eagle diet in NW Italy within 1990-1996 https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-toed-eagle-diet-in-nw-italy-within-1990-1996/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-toed-eagle-diet-in-nw-italy-within-1990-1996/#respond Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:13:52 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2619 This old paper, dedicated to study of Short-toed Eagle diet in the Capanne di Marcarolo Natural Regional Park /map/ at the end of XX century, is available on the Carmagnola Natural History Museum site:

Massimo CAMPORA, Silvia ALBERTI, 1997 – Osservazioni sulla dieta del biancone (Circaetus gallicus) in un’area dell’Appennino settentrionale [Observations on Short-toed Eagle diet in Northern Appennines (Italy, NW)] // Rivista Piemontese di Storia Naturale, 18: 233-239. – Short-toed Eagle. file (It).

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Short-toed Eagle breeding biology in NW India https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-toed-eagle-breeding-biology-in-nw-india/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-toed-eagle-breeding-biology-in-nw-india/#respond Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:18:43 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2616 Ritualised behaviour between the female and male Short-toed Snake Eagle / by D. MoriAn article about breeding of Short-toed Eagles in Surendranagar District /map/ has been published in the Indian BIRDS – Journal of South Asian Ornithology this year. Such releases are always of great interest because observation data on Indian Short-toed Eagles are rarely available on the Web:

• Devvratsinh MORI, Raju VYAS & Kartik UPADHYAY, 2017 – Breeding biology of the Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus // Indian BIRDS. Vol. 12, No. 6: pp. 149-156. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

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A couple of Short-toed Eagle stories from Belarus https://short-toed-eagle.net/a-couple-of-short-toed-eagle-stories-from-belarus/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/a-couple-of-short-toed-eagle-stories-from-belarus/#respond Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:52:18 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2608 The artificial platform for Short-toed Eagle nestingHere are some brief reports about Short-toed Eagles in different regions of Belarus. The first one was prepared by nature photographer Pavel Lychkousky and contains a lot of beautiful pictures of the birds at their nest. The nest was found in the vicinity of Ivatsevichy town /map/ this year. The author of the second one is Denis Kitel, known Belarusian expert in local birds of prey. The north of Vitebsk Region /map/ is an area of his work now (Ru):

• Павел Лычковский, 29.VI.2017 – Один день из жизни змееядов [One day of Short-toed Eagle life] // wildlife.by.

A picture of Short-toed Eagle nest taken with Go ProShort-toed Eagle in flight - view from above• Денис Китель, 06.VII.2017 – Красноборские змееяды: первые положительные результаты [Short-toed Eagles of Krasnyi Bor: initial positive results] // wildlife.by. This story has a continuation which is described a little at the Film Studio «Aves» Facebook community.

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Photos of Short-toed Eagles in Northern Ukraine in 2017 https://short-toed-eagle.net/photos-of-short-toed-eagles-in-northern-ukraine-in-2017/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/photos-of-short-toed-eagles-in-northern-ukraine-in-2017/#respond Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:22:50 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2603 PISMENNYI K. 2017. Northern UkraineCompiling of the next annual gallery has been started, the gallery of photos taken in different regions of Northern Ukraine this year. Each Short-toed Eagle identified individually is indicated, as always, in captions by a letter and a year of the first representation in photo galleries on the site. The collection will be being updated during the year.

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About the first nesting in Switzerland once again https://short-toed-eagle.net/about-the-first-nesting-in-switzerland-once-again/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/about-the-first-nesting-in-switzerland-once-again/#respond Fri, 30 Jun 2017 08:59:48 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2600 The article by Lionel Maumary and others contains the detailed description of the first ST Eagle breeding in Switzerland /map/ in 2012, observations of the breeding biology and the diet data particularly:

Pictures of the Short-toed Eagle pair taken in 2008, 2010 and 2012 by Lionel Maumary and others• Lionel MAUMARY, Hubert DUPERREX, Jacques CLOUTIER, Laurent VALLOTTON, 2013 – Première nidification du Circaète Jean-le-Blanc (Circaetus gallicus) en Suisse – Observations sur la biologie de reproduction, en particulier le régime alimentaire [The first nesting of Short-toed Snake Eagle in Switzerland – Observations of the reproductive biology, and the diet] // Nos Oiseaux, 60: pp. 3-24. (Fr) {rough translation}.

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Short-toed Eagle in the NW of Smolensk Region https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-toed-eagle-in-the-nw-of-smolensk-region/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-toed-eagle-in-the-nw-of-smolensk-region/#respond Wed, 31 May 2017 15:15:09 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2594 The article by Marina Sidenko dedicated to that case of Short-toed Eagle breeding on an artificial platform in the national park "Smolenskoe Poozerje" /map/ was published in Russian Ornithological Journal (Русский орнитологический журнал). Also, her work in cooperation with Viktor Belik is worthy of the special attention (Ru):

• Марина СИДЕНКО, 2017 – Гнездование змееяда Circaetus gallicus на искусственной гнездовой платформе в национальном парке «Смоленское Поозерье» [Nesting of the Short-toed Snake Eagle on an artificial platform in the National Park "Smolenskoe Poozerje"] // Русский орнитологический журнал, Том 26, Экспресс-выпуск 1427: 1372-1375. – Short-toed Eagle. file {rough translation}.

• Марина СИДЕНКО, Виктор БЕЛИК, 2012 – О гнездовании змееяда на северо-западе Смоленщины [On breeding of the Short-toed Eagle in the NW part of the Smolensk Region, western European Russia] // Орнитология, Вып. 37: С. 118-123. – Short-toed Eagle. file {rough translation}.

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Breeding biology & interactions of STE & LLB in Israel https://short-toed-eagle.net/breeding-biology-interactions-of-short-toed-eagles-long-legged-buzzards-in-israel/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/breeding-biology-interactions-of-short-toed-eagles-long-legged-buzzards-in-israel/#respond Tue, 30 May 2017 17:02:11 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2593 The recently accepted article of Guilad Friedemann and others is a result of the study of interspecific interactions between Short-toed Eagles and Long-legged Buzzards and their breeding in the Judean Slopes /map/:

• Guilad FRIEDEMANN, Yossi LESHEM, Lior KEREM, Avi BAR-MASSADA & Ido IZHAKI, 2017 – Nest-site characteristics, breeding success and competitive interactions between two recently sympatric apex predators // Ibis. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/ibi.12498; the Supplementary online material – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

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