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Submission #255

Wed, 2013-05-22
Hungary
Monitoring of the Golden Eagle in Hungary
1986
2013
National
Zemplén Mountains, NE Hungary (the whole national population breeds here)
MME/ BirdLife Hungary
Civil (NGO)
10
No
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Regular breeder
Yes
>80%
<20%
Yes
No
No
No
  • Special Protection Areas (SPAs)
  • Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
  • Areas protected by national law (national parks, protected landscape areas etc.)
No
No
Yes
1980
2013
Yes
1987
2013
No
Yes
1987
2013
Yes
1987
2013
Yes
1993
2013
No
Yes
1987
2013
No
No
No
No
Yes
Electrocution on electric poles
Hunting and persecution (trapping, poisoning, shooting)
Forestry (intensification, deforestation, selective logging)
Taking of young
1987
2013
No
No
Yes
1987
2013
No
Yes
Total count
Annually
No
Total count
Annually
No
Yes
Total count
Annually
No
No
Yes
Annually
No
Yes
Yes
Annually
No
Yes
More than once a year
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
1988
2013
Yes
1988
1995
No
Yes
1987
2013
Yes
2013
2013
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Annually
Yes
Aggtelek National Park Directorate
No
Yes
Annually
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
1
5
20-50%
3,000
Firmánszky, G. et al. 2010. Golden Eagle Population Data. Heliaca 2010: 48. (in Hungarian)

Firmánszky, G. 2009. [Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos (Linnaeus, 1758). Page 235 in Magyar madárvonulási atlasz [Hungarian bird migration atlas] (T. Csörgõ, Z. Karcza, G. Halmos, G. Magyar, T. Gyurácz, T. Szép, A. Bankovics, S. Schmidt, and E. Schmidt, Eds.). Kossuth Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary (in Hungarian with English summary).

MME Nomenclature Committee. 2008. Nomenclator Avium Hungariae: an annotated list of the birds of Hungary, MME/BirdLife Hungary.

Bagyura, J., and L. Haraszthy. 2004. The status of birds of prey and owls in Hungary. Pages 3-8 in Raptors worldwide (R. D. Chancellor, and B.-U. Meyburg, Eds.). World Working Group on Birds of Prey/MME-BirdLife Hungary, Berlin and Budapest.

Firmánszky, G. 2002. The status of the Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) in Hungary. Journal of Raptor Research 36:18-19.

Balogh, J. 1998. [On the occurrence and foraging of the Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) in the Zemplen Mountains]. Ornis Hungarica 8(Supplement):211-214.