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Submission #10

Sun, 2012-12-30
Estonia
"Eagles and Black Stork" (subprogramme of Biodiversity and landscape monitoring programme)
1994
2012
National
Estonia
Environmental Board
Governmental
20
Yes
NGO Eagle Club
  • Eurasian Eagle-owl (Bubo bubo)
  • Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
  • Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga)
  • Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina)
  • Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
  • White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
Yes
50-80%
<20%
Yes
No
No
No
  • Special Protection Areas (SPAs)
  • Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
  • Ramsar sites
  • Areas protected by national law (national parks, protected landscape areas etc.)
No
No
Yes
1977
2012
Yes
1994
2012
No
Yes
1962
2012
Yes
1962
2012
No
No
Yes
1985
2012
Yes
1992
2012
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Total count
Annually
Yes
Sampling units
Annually
Yes
Yes
Sampling units
Annually
Yes
No
Yes
Annually
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Annually
Yes
No
Yes
Annually
No
No
No
Yes
1970
2012
Yes
1997
2012
No
No
Yes
2005
2012
Yes
1970
2012
Yes
1970
2012
No
Yes
1934
2012
Yes
1984
2012
No
Yes
2005
2012
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Annually
Yes
Eagle Club (NGO), Environmental Board (Gov), Estonian Environment Information Centre (Gov)
No
Yes
Not annually but regularly
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Eagle Club
Yes
Kotkaklubi
kotkaklubi@lists.ut.ee
24
10
<20%
40,000
Elts, J., Kuresoo A., Leibak E., Leito A., Leivits A., Lilleleht V., Luigujõe L., Mägi E., et al. 2009. Status and numbers of Estonian birds, 2003–2008. Hirundo 22, 3–32. (in Estonian with English summary)

Lõhmus, A. 2004. Causes of death of raptors and owls in Estonia, 1985-2004. Hirundo 17, 67-84. (in Estonian with English summary)

Männik, R. 2006. Osprey and its conservation in Estonia. Hirundo Supplementum 10.

Nellis, R. 2006. Eagle Owl and its conservation in Estonia. Hirundo Supplementum 9.

Väli, Ü. 2003. The Lesser Spotted eagle and its conservation in Estonia. Hirundo Supplementum 6.

Väli, Ü. 2011. Numbers and hybridisation of spotted eagles in Estonia as revealed by country-wide field observations and genetic analysis. Estonian Journal of Ecology, 60, 143 - 154.

Väli, Ü., Männik, R., Nellis, R., Sein, G., Tuvi, J. 2011. Monitoring Estonian eagles: examples of esimating status and numbers of rare species. In: Kull, T., Liira, J., Sammul, M. (eds). Yearbook of Estonian Naturalists` Society 86, 92 - 106. (in Estonian with English summary).




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