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September Conference in Italy, the 2nd circular

Aug 4, 2015 / Comment

Please check out the 2nd circular with the full program of the September Conference on Short-toed Eagle and conservation of Mediterranean Raptors (It): Programma del Convegno “Sotto il segno del biancone” [Program of the meeting “Under the Sign of Short-toed Eagle”] – Short-toed Eagle. file; the last corrected version of the second day’s agenda – Short-toed Eagle. file.

Under the Sign of Short-toed Eagle

Our sincere gratitude to Francesco Petretti again!


Conference on Short-toed Eagle in Italy, 1st announce

Jan 22, 2015 / Comment

From the 10th to the 12th of September 2015 the Conference on the Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) will be held in the Museum of Natural History of Maremma, Grosseto, Italy /map/.

Under the Sign of Short-toed Eagle

Original contributions on the morphology, behaviour, general ecology, conservation and distribution of the Short-toed Eagle are welcome. The Conference will be anticipated by a workshop on the 10th of September on conservation projects of raptors in the Mediterranean.

An adult Short-toed Eagle with prey in flightThe communication could be presented either in Italian or English, French and Spanish languages and will be published in Acta of the Museum of Natural History of Maremma. The deadline for the subscription is 30th June 2015.

For further information, application form and instructions to the authors please contact:

Ms. Paola

scientific contributions:
Prof. Francesco


Short-toed Eagles’ arrival at Italy in 2010

Mar 17, 2010 / 3 Comments
Short-toed Eagle (CIRCAETUS GALLICUS) / by PETRETTI F. 1986

The first Short-toed Eagle in Maremma /map/ was observed on the 5th of March in Ansedonia (Grosseto). On the 14th of March 1 pair was in its nesting territory in Tolfa hills (Roma)/map/: the male was performing a “wing flap display”. The weather now is fine but the temperature is low and approaches zero degree during the night. No snakes at all, maybe the eagles are able to survive without food for few days or to rely on toads?