Tag Archives: bird tracking studies

Studies and news about bird tracking using satellite telemetry and other technologies (e.g. geolocators).

Satellite-tracked Spanish Imperial Eagles in Morocco

As part of a reintroduction project of the Spanish Imperial Eagle (Aquila adalberti), Junta de Andalucía have released about 90 eagles in the south of Cadiz over the last 10 years. The Regional Government have thus managed to create a new breeding population in this area (the species went extinct there since decades ago). In… Read More »

Satellite-tracked White Stork found dead in fishing lines south of Tangier, Morocco

A satellite-tracked White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) found dead near Asilah, Tangier region, northern Morocco. The good news is that the satellite transmitter was found in good condition. This is the story of how the White Stork ‘C666’ died and how its transmitter was found. On 26 November 2013, Brigitta Keeves from the office of Prof.… Read More »

Immature Short-toed Snake Eagles spend the summer in North Africa

Immature Short-toed Snake Eagles hatched in Spain leave their Sahelian wintering grounds to spend the summer in northern Africa. The importance of data on the non-breeding period of a bird population for understanding demography and for determining conservation strategies is well recognized, especially in long-lived species such as raptors. Short-toed Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) is… Read More »