HoverOverUs • Short-toed-Eagle https://short-toed-eagle.net Circaetus gallicus in4mational navigator Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:33:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 Live broadcast of Short-toed Eagle nest, 2017 https://short-toed-eagle.net/live-broadcast-of-short-toed-eagle-nest-2017/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/live-broadcast-of-short-toed-eagle-nest-2017/#comments Wed, 05 Apr 2017 05:46:21 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2581 Live broadcast from Short-toed Eagle nestGuilad Friedemann and the team started the live stream of another nest of the same Short-toed Eagle pair in the Judean Foothills /map/ this year, since April 2nd. As well as last year, the broadcast is available on the Israeli Birding Portal. For more details, also, please visit the Facebook community page of the Israel Raptor Nest Cam project.

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Lozère & the Cévennes National Park. Overview for 2016 https://short-toed-eagle.net/lozere-the-cevennes-national-park-overview-for-2016/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/lozere-the-cevennes-national-park-overview-for-2016/#respond Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:30:45 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2578 Just one more annual overview of Short-toed Snake Eagle monitoring in the Cévennes National Park /map/ and Lozère for 2016:

This 2cy Short-toed Eagle was photographed by Bastin MEISE in Central Germany on August 1, 2015Jean-Pierre et Isabelle MALAFOSSE, 2016 – Le Circaète Jean-le-Blanc, résultats pour 2016. Suivi des Rapaces forestiers en Lozère et dans le Parc National des Cévennes [Short-toed Eagle, results for 2016. Monitoring of Raptors in Lozère and in the Cévennes National Park], rapport interne C.R.B.P.O./ P.N.C.: 10 p. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Fr), Short-toed Eagle. file (En) {rough translation}.

Great thanks to Jean-Pierre and Isabelle for sharing this, to Ferenc and Gábor Papp for their kind help in the translation of the text to English!

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STE in Northern Ukraine. Video & data on breeding. 2016 https://short-toed-eagle.net/ste-in-northern-ukraine-video-data-on-breeding-2016/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/ste-in-northern-ukraine-video-data-on-breeding-2016/#respond Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:56:46 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2574 Short videos representing scenes of life of Short-toed Eagles in Northern Ukraine have been compiled from those that were shot in previous year. Also, you can view here a few tables containing statistical data collected in the region within 2004-2016 years and processed to a certain extent. The artificial platform for Short-toed Eagle nestingThey include: general breeding success, frequency of nesting tree change, distances between two nesting trees occupied by one pair in two consecutive seasons and between all nesting trees at the same breeding sites, nesting tree diameter, nest height, estimated nest departure dates, reproduction rate of certain pairs.

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Nesting of ST Eagles on an artificial platform https://short-toed-eagle.net/nesting-of-short-toed-eagles-on-an-artificial-platform/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/nesting-of-short-toed-eagles-on-an-artificial-platform/#respond Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:00:54 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2565 The artificial platform for Short-toed Eagle nestingMarina Sidenko prepared this brief report about nesting of Short-toed Eagle pair on an artificial platform (Ru) {rough translation} in 2015. The platform was one out of 63 built in the national park “Smolenskoe Poozerje” /map/ in 2012.

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Life of Short-toed Eagles in photos by Bernard Joubert https://short-toed-eagle.net/life-of-short-toed-eagles-in-photos-by-bernard-joubert/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/life-of-short-toed-eagles-in-photos-by-bernard-joubert/#respond Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:59:22 +0000 https://short-toed-eagle.net/?p=2514 JOUBERT B. 2010-2016. Haute-LoireThese amazing pictures and text were published in the latest La Plume du Circaète. Few of them were included in the previous galleries of Bernard Joubert on our site. Then, several new photos taken in March 2016 have been added and described by the author. Many thanks to him for sharing the pictures and especially for detailed comments on them, also to Ferenc and Gábor Papp for their kind help in the translation!

Moments of life

During these 20 years, while we have been following the Short-toed Eagles, we could obtain numerous pictures taken in ideal conditions, some of which we later published, however, I never played with the thought seriously that I should take advantage of it since photography is very laborious and has little use in conservation.

Nevertheless, in 2010, I decided that I would give it a try at a nest site where I could do it without any disturbance. In January, I built a hide, which I dug in the ground about twenty metres from the nest. I made a frame of beech and covered it with smaller pine branches. This nest site seemed to attract this particular pair, they visited it during last autumn several times.

I made myself comfortable in the hide in the first days of March, not knowing how remarkable moments and wonderful events of the everyday life I would experience soon.

I used a quite mediocre Nikon camera with 110 mm equivalent focus length*, but still I could record their whole breeding cycle except incubation without being noticed by them.

I would like to share a few pictures…

Bernard Joubert

* – also, photos taken with Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 are included.

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Short-toed Eagles in Northern Ukraine. Photos of 2016 https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-toed-eagles-in-northern-ukraine-photos-of-2016/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/short-toed-eagles-in-northern-ukraine-photos-of-2016/#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:19:54 +0000 /?p=2504 PISMENNYI K. 2016. Northern UkraineHere is the next annual gallery of pictures taken in Kiev, Chernihiv and Sumy Regions of Northern Ukraine in 2016. Short-toed Eagles of local pairs monitored during more than 10 years are captured in them. All the birds are indicated in captions by a letter and a year of the first representation in photo galleries on our site, starting with A11 – the old, very striped and dark-spotted, rather small but aggressive female living in the Mizhrichynskyi Nature Park /map/.

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Age-related timing of Short-toed Eagle migration https://short-toed-eagle.net/age-related-timing-of-short-toed-eagle-migration/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/age-related-timing-of-short-toed-eagle-migration/#respond Mon, 02 Jan 2017 11:45:52 +0000 /?p=2486 Many thanks to Luca Baghino for sharing this fresh article dedicated to ongoing studies of Short-toed Eagle migration from regions of Europe:

Location of the study areas in northwest Italy and GeorgiaNicolantonio AGOSTINI, Luca BAGHINO, Wouter M. G. VANSTEELANT & Michele PANUCCIO, 2016 – Age-related timing of Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus migration along detoured and direct flyways // Bird Study, DOI: 10.1080 / 00063657.2016.1264362. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

The paper is available on the ResearchGate and Medraptors websites.

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A fact file on Short-toed Eagle by Ela Foundation https://short-toed-eagle.net/a-fact-file-on-short-toed-eagle-by-ela-foundation/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/a-fact-file-on-short-toed-eagle-by-ela-foundation/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2016 09:39:23 +0000 /?p=2464 Ela Foundation fact file on Short-toed EagleThe presented fact file is quite outstanding because it is mainly based on information collected in India, a region with the great sedentary Short-toed Eagle population. Despite the fact that the species biology in the region is definitely of great interest, too few data on it is currently available. Consequently, this information sheet contains details which could be fairly surprising for European researchers. Secondly, this is simply a good example of an informative poster. The file can be found on the Ela Foundation website.

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Monitoring of STE in the Alpes de-Haute-Provence, 2016 https://short-toed-eagle.net/monitoring-of-st-eagles-in-the-alpes-de-haute-provence-in-2016/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/monitoring-of-st-eagles-in-the-alpes-de-haute-provence-in-2016/#respond Sun, 25 Dec 2016 14:04:57 +0000 /?p=2451 Numbers of the controlled and probable Short-toed Eagle breeding sites within more than 7 yearsThe latest annual review of Cédric Arnaud:

• Cédric ARNAUD, 2016 – Suivi du Circaète Jean-le-blanc dans les Alpes de-Haute-Provence. Rétrospective 2016 [Monitoring of Short-toed Eagle in the Alpes de Haute-Provence. Review for 2016]: 19 p. – Short-toed Eagle. file (Fr) {rough translation}.

The list of contents (Fr): Résultats du suivi 2016 (résultats, répartition) – 3; Suivi de la reproduction (données chiffrées, discussion, taux de reproduction et effort de suivi, échantillon de suivi) – 6; Caractéristiques des nids identifiés (arbres supports, emplacement des nids) – 9; Régime alimentaire – 11; Demandes particulières de suivi ou d’intervention avant travaux – 12; Interventions d’information, de sensibilisation et d’échanges – 13; Fiche de dérangement – 13; Centre de soins de la faune sauvage 04-05 Aquila – 14; Observations particulières – 14; Bases de données en ligne et accessibilité aux partenaires – 15; Participants – 16; Campagne de suivi & objectifs 2017 – 17; Résumé – 18.

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Natural effects on Short-toed Eagle migration https://short-toed-eagle.net/effects-on-short-toed-eagle-migration/ https://short-toed-eagle.net/effects-on-short-toed-eagle-migration/#respond Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:05:20 +0000 /?p=2439 Two papers about effects of the wind and the large water surface on Short-toed Eagle migration have been prepared by Spanish and Italian researchers and released this year:

• Javier VIDAL-MATEO, Ugo MELLONE, Pascual LÓPEZ-LÓPEZ, Javier DE LA PUENTE, Clara GARCÍA-RIPOLLÉS, Ana BERMEJO, Vicente URIOS, 2016 – Wind effects on the migration routes of trans-Saharan soaring raptors: geographical, seasonal, and interspecific variation // Current Zoology, 62: pp. 89-97. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En). This thorough article can be found on the University of Valencia website.

Nicolantonio AGOSTINI, Marco GUSTIN & Michele PANUCCIO, 2016 – Short-toed snake eagles Circaetus gallicus (Gmelin, 1788) (Aves: Accipitridae) approaching a water barrier show reverse direction of migration // Italian Journal of Zoology, DOI: 10.1080 / 11250003.2016. 1240833. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En) /map/. The paper is available on a website of Mediterranean Raptor Migration Network.

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