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Submission #276

Wed, 2013-06-26
Italy
Monitoring of Bonelli's Eagle in Sicily
1990
2013
Regional
Sicily
Coordinamento Tutela Rapaci Sicilia
Private
NGOs
10
No
  • Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila fasciata)
  • Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
  • Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
  • Lanner Falcon (Falco biarmicus)
Regular breeder
No
20-50%
20-50%
Yes
No
No
No
  • Special Protection Areas (SPAs)
  • Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
Yes
regional parks
No
No
Yes
1990
2013
Yes
1990
2011
Yes
1990
2013
Yes
1990
2013
No
No
Yes
1990
2013
Yes
1990
2013
No
No
No
Yes
Agriculture (intensification, abandonment, expansion)
Egg-collection and taking of young, exploitation
Building and infrastructure development
1990
2013
No
Yes
1990
2013
No
No
No
Total count
More than once a year
Yes
Yes
Total count
More than once a year
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Occasionally
Yes
No
No
Yes
Occasionally
No
No
Yes
2009
2011
Yes
2010
2013
No
Yes
2011
2011
No
Yes
2011
2011
Yes
2000
2013
Yes
2000
2013
No
Yes
2003
2005
Yes
2004
2005
No
Yes
2003
2005
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
GLM
Not annually but regularly
Yes
Azienda Foreste Demaniali, Palermo University, Madonie Regional Park
No
Yes
Annually
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
0
10
>80%
40,000
Di Vittorio, M., Lòpez Lòpez, P., & Sarà, M. 2012. Habitat preference of Bonelli’s eagle (Aquila fasciata) in Sicily. Bird Study, 59, 207-217.

Lòpez Lòpez, P., Sarà, M. & Di Vittorio, M. 2012. Living on the edge: Assessing the extinction risk of critically endagered Bonelli’s eagle in Italy. PloS ONE 7(5): e37862. doi: 10.371/journal.pone.0037862: 1-10.

Di Vittorio, M. 2011. Suitable habitats of the Bonelli’s eagle Aquila fasciata in Sicily. “Actes of the presentations of Colloque International sur la Conservation de l’Aigle de Bonelli, Agropolis, Montpellier”.

Di Vittorio, M. & Sarà M. in press. The Bonelli’s Eagle in Sicily. In: Víctor J. Hernández (Ed). The Bonelli's eagle. Ecology, behaviour e conservation. Tundra Ediciones, Spain.

Sarà, M., Grenci, S. & Di Vittorio, M. 2009. Status of Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Sicily. J. Raptor Res. 43(1), 66-69.