Migrations of an adult Spotted Eagle tracked by satellite

Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) Science Article 3


On 24th October 1993, we caught an adult Spotted Eagle north of Taif 1 in Saudi Arabia. Its weight was 1,900 g and its wing-length 53 cm. A 48-g PTT was attached as a backpack with teflon ribbon and sewn with biodegradable cotton thread (plate 98).Transmitter life can be varied with timer set-up. The unit was set on an 8-hours-on/96-hours-off schedule.

Bernd-U.Meyburg, Xavier Eichaker, ChristianeMeyburg and Patrick Paillat, onbekend boek

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