Tag: Golden Eagle

Eagles on the Swedish mountain tundra-diet and breeding success in relation to prey fluctuations

Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Science Article 4 abstract We studied the diet and the relationship between prey density fluctuations and breeding success of a Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) population on themountain tundra region of northern Sweden.We used a new PCR basedmethod to analyse theDNAin bone fragments fromGolden Eagle prey remains. This allowed us to accurately […]

The diet of young Golden Eagles Aquila chrysaetos in Corsica: Foraging in a man-made mammal fauna

Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Science Article 2 abstract The diet of young Golden Eagles Aquila chrysaetos in Corsica (Western Mediterranean) has been studied by identifying remains and pellets collected at nests after fledging from 1991 to 1996. Ten mammalian species, 17 birds and two reptiles have been identified, of which snakes, Bovidae (mostly Feral Goat […]

The occurrence of reindeer calves in the diet of nesting Golden Eagles in Finnmark, northern Norway

Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Science Article 3 abstract To assess the importance of semi-domesticated reindeer Rangifer tarandus calves in the diet of Golden Eagles Aquila chrysaetos, in Finnmark (northern Norway), we collected prey remains at 37 nests over six years (2001-2006). The study area was divided into 1) a fjord area, which is an important […]

Distribution pattern among Golden Eagle Aquila chrys tos and Bonelli s Eagle Hiera tus fasciatus in the Castellon province.

Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Science Article 1 abstract Aims: Spatial distribution patterns of Golden Eagle Aquila chrys tos and Bonelli s Eagle Hiera tus fasciatus have been analyzed in a sympatric Mediterranean area.Location: Castellon province and the Teruel border area, in the M strazgo region. Methods: The nearest neighbor distance has been taken as an […]