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Submission #248

Tue, 2013-05-21
Hungary
Monitoring of the Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca in Hungary
1980
2013
National
Hungary
www.imperialeagle.hu
MME/BirdLife Hungary
Civil (NGO)
80
No
Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)
Regular breeder
Yes
>80%
<20%
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
  • Special Protection Areas (SPAs)
  • Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
  • Ramsar sites
  • Areas protected by national law (national parks, protected landscape areas etc.)
No
No
Yes
1980
2013
Yes
1980
2013
No
Yes
1980
2013
Yes
1980
2013
Yes
2002
2013
Yes
1985
2013
Yes
2002
2013
Yes
2003
2013
Yes
1997
2013
Yes
2003
2013
No
Yes
Hunting and persecution (trapping, poisoning, shooting)
Electrocution on electric poles
Disturbance
Agriculture, Forestry
1980
2013
Yes
2003
2013
Yes
2002
2005
Yes
2003
2013
No
Yes
Total count
Annually
Yes
Total count
Annually
Yes
Yes
Total count
More than once a year
Yes
Yes
More than once a year
Yes
Yes
Annually
Yes
Yes
Yes
Annually
Yes
Yes
More than once a year
No
No
Yes
Occasionally
No
No
Yes
2002
2013
Yes
1997
2013
No
Yes
2006
2013
Yes
2000
2000
Yes
2002
2013
Yes
1997
2013
Yes
1997
2013
No
Yes
1985
2013
Yes
2002
2013
Yes
2002
2005
Yes
2003
2013
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
1997
2013
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
spatial statistics, modelling
Annually
Yes
Ministry of Rural Development, National Park Directorates
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
International Imperial Eagle Working Group
Yes
International Imperial Eagle Mailing List
imperialeagle@yahoogroups.com
Yes
Hungarian Imperial Eagle Working Group
No
60
50
<20%
120,000
Vili, N., Nemesházi, E., Kovács, Sz., Horváth, M., Kalmár, L. & Szabó, K. (2013) Factors affecting DNA quality in feathers used for non-invasive sampling. Journal of Ornithology 154 (2): 587-595.

Vili, N., Szabó, K., Kovács, Sz., Kabai, P., Kalmár, L. & Horváth, M. (in press) High turnover rate revealed by non-invasive genetic analyses in an expanding eastern imperial eagle population. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae : .

Demerdzhiev, D., M. Horváth, A. Kovács, S. Stoychev and I. Karyakin (2011) Status and Population Trend of the Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) in Europe in the Period 2000-2010. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Suppl. 3, 2011: 5-14.

Horváth, M., Szitta, T., Firmánszky, G., Solti, B., Kovács, A.& Moskát, C. (2010) Spatial variation in prey composition and its possible effect on reproductive success in an expanding eastern imperial eagle (Aquila heliaca) population. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 56: 187-200. (http://actazool.nhmus.hu/56/2/AZH_56_2_Horvath.pdf)

Kovács, A., M. Horváth, I. Demeter, I. Fatér, J. Bagyura, K. Nagy, T. Szitta and G. Firmánszky (2008) Current efforts to monitor and conserve of the Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca in Hungary. Ambio: Vol. 37, No. 6. 457-459.

Horváth, M., Kovács, A. and Gallo-Orsi, U. (2006) Action Plan for Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca in the Southern-Caucasus. Birdlife International, Wageningen.

Kovács, A. (author and editor), Demeter, I., Horváth, M., Fülöp, Gy., Frank, T. (2005) Imperial Eagle Management Guidelines. MME, Budapest (in Hungarian).

Bagyura, J., Szitta, T., Haraszthy, L., Firmánszky, G., Viszló, L., Kovács, A., Demeter, I. & Horváth, M. (2002) Population increase of imperial eagle (Aquila heliaca) in Hungary between 1980 and 2000. Aquila 107-108: 133-144.