Posts tagged ‘morphology’


Flying and visual abilities of Circaetus gallicus

Dec 20, 2015 / Comment

The following two texts are dedicated to notable physical abilities of Short-toed Eagles andNormal angle of inclination of Short-toed Eagle flying up, like the previous one of Bernard Joubert, are going to be included in the next issue of La Plume du Circaète (Fr):

• Bernard JOUBERT, 2015 – Performance visuelle du Circaète [Visual abilities of Short-toed Eagle] // short-toed-eagle.net.

• Bernard JOUBERT, 2015 – Quelques réflexions sur le vol [Some reflections on the flight] // short-toed-eagle.net.

 

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, detailed info

Jun 28, 2015 / Comment

Please get detailed information about the September Conference on Short-toed Eagle: Sotto il segno del biancone [Under the Sign of Short-toed Eagle]Short-toed Eagle. file (It).

Under the Sign of Short-toed Eagle

Many thanks to Francesco Petretti for sharing this!

 

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:

subscription:
Ms. Paola Mariottisegreteria@museonaturalemaremma.it

scientific contributions:
Prof. Francesco Petrettiokapia.studium@virgilio.it

 

Papers of 1-2 years ago are on the MEDRAPTORS site

Oct 29, 2014 / Comment

Figure 1 of the third articleThese articles were published in 2012-2013. They all are dedicated to studies of migration of Short-toed Eagles. Now the full texts can be found on a site of Mediterranean Raptor Migration Network, on the section of papers:

Ugo Mellone, Ruben Limiñana, Pascual López-López, Giuseppe Lucia, Egidio Mallìa, Marta Romero & Vicente Urios, 2013 – Tra Europa e Africa: i movimenti di falco della Regina Falco eleonorae, grillaio Falco naumanni e biancone Circaetus gallicus rivelati dalla telemetria satellitare [Between Europe and Africa: movements of Eleonora’s Falcon, Lesser Kestrel and Short-toed Snake Eagle as revealed by satellite telemetry] // Proceedings of the XVII Italian Ornithological Congress. Trento, September 2013: pp. 142-143. – Short-toed Eagle. file (It).

Michele Panuccio, Nicolantonio Agostini, Luca Baghino & Giuseppe Bogliani, 2013 – Visible Migration of Short-Toed Snake-Eagles: Interplay of Weather and Topographical Features // Journal of Raptor Research 47(1): pp. 60-68. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

Michele Panuccio, Nicolantonio Agostini & Guido Premuda, 2012 – Ecological barriers promote risk minimization strategy and social learning in migrating Short-toed Snake Eagles // Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 24.1: pp. 74-80. – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

 

Latest articles about Short-toed Eagle

Jul 30, 2012 / Comment

Two more articles on migration of Short-toed Eagles came out this year:

Mellone U., Klaassen R.H.G., García-Ripollés C., Limiñana R., López-López P., Pavón D., Strandberg R., Urios V., Vardakis M., Alerstam T., 2012 – Interspecific comparison of the performance of soaring migrants in relation to morphology, meteorological conditions and migration strategies // PLoS ONE 7(7): e39833. doi:10.1371 / journal.pone.0039833 – Short-toed Eagle. file (En).

• Frédéric Jiguet, Damien Chevallier, François Baillon, Julien Ventroux & Pascal Cavallin, 2012 – Sub-Saharan staging areas of a first-summer Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus // Bird Study, 59(1): 102-104. (En).

The first one is based on comparative data concerning Osprey, Marsh Harrier, Egyptian Vulture and Short-toed Eagle.

 

New paper of Italian researchers published

Mar 28, 2012 / Comment

The abstract of a new article (dedicated to Circaetus gallicus) from Guido Premuda, Nicolantonio Agostini and Michele Panuccio is available on the Taylor & Francis Online website (En):

PANUCCIO M., AGOSTINI N., PREMUDA G., 2012 – Ecological barriers promote risk minimization strategy and social learning in migrating short-toed snake eagles // Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 24.1: 74-80.

 
 

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