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Distribution of ST Eagle in Switzerland in the XX century

Jul 31, 2015 / Comment

The represented article contains the detailed history of records of Short-toed Eagles in Switzerland almost within a century of observations:

• Kéry, M. & B. Posse, 1998 – Auftreten des Schlangenadlers Circaetus gallicus in der Schweiz von 1900 bis 1993 [Distribution of the Short-Toed Eagle in Switzerland from 1900 to 1993] // Der Ornithologische Beobachter, 95: 39-54. – Short-toed Eagle. file (De).


1st breeding Short-toed Eagles in Switzerland

Dec 23, 2012 / Comment
Short-toed Eagle nest in Upper Valais (Switzerland). Video by Lionel Maumary

This year Short-toed Eagles’ breeding was observed in southwestern Switzerland /map/ for the first time. On the website you can find the report on this written by Lionel Maumary:

• Lionel Maumary, 2012 – Le Circaète Jean-le-Blanc a niché en Suisse ! [Short-toed Eagle has bred in Switzerland] // (Fr) {rough translation} – the text contains excellent pictures and video. Also photos of this pair of Short-toed Eagles taken by Thomas Nierle in April 2012 can be viewed here. The juvenile Eagle has left the nest succesfully!