Circaetus gallicus (JF Gmelin, 1788)
Family: Accipitriformes > Accipitridae
This migratory raptor is widely distributed in southern Europe and east into central Asia. Although western populations are migratory, wintering across central Africa and sometimes making exploratory movements to the north of the breeding range, this remains a rare visitor to Britain & Ireland.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
This vagrant is too rarely reported to map distribution.
Occupied 10-km squares in UK
European Distribution Map
Short-toed Eagle is a very rare vagrant.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Short-toed Eagle, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||5-letter code: SHTEA | Euring: 2560|
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