Two young Short-toed Eagles, this time Egidio and Irene, have been fitted with satellite transmitters in Regional Park Gallipoli Cognato /map/ again. You can find the map showing the birds’ migration and also read a short history of the project since 2010 on the same webpage. Thanks to Ugo Mellone for informing us!
Posts tagged ‘southern Italy’
Migrations of juvenile Short-toed Eagles from S.ItalyNov 27, 2011 / Comment
A new paper on the circuitous migration of Short-toed Eagles from southern Italy /map/ to Africa has been published:
• Mellone U., Limiñana R., Mallìa E. & Urios V., 2011 – Extremely detoured migration in an inexperienced bird: interplay of transport costs and social interactions // Journal of Avian Biology 42: 468-472. – (En).
The PDF can be found on Ugo Mellone’s website.