Tag: Aquila clanga

The greater spotted eagle (Aquila clanga): previous, current status and hybridisation in Lithuania

Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) Science Article 2 abstract The Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) is a globally threatened species. It is included into the Lithuanian Red Data Book as extinct or probably extinct. During fieldwork in 2000n2004 four nonterritorial Greater Spotted Eagles were observed. 261 spotted eagles were described in 161 breeding territories (about […]

On the Biology of the Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga Pallas 1811).

Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) Science Article 1 abstract A study of Greater Spotted Eagles (GSE)(Aquila clanga), was carried out by direct observation from 20 April to 19 August 1997 in the Biebrza National Park in north-east Poland. This study provided information on home range, flight behavior, hunting methods, hunting territory, prey composition, and interaction […]

Genetic differentiation and hybridization between Greater and Lesser Spotted Eagles (Accipitriformes: Aquila clanga, A. pomarina)

Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) Science Article 5 abstract Greater and lesser spotted eagles (Aquila clanga, A. pomarina) are two closely related forest eagles overlapping in breeding range in east-central Europe. In recent years a number of mixed pairs have been observed, some of which fledged hybrid young. Here we use mitochondrial (control region) DNA […]