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7th. International Conference on the Conservation of the Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) 3-5 October 2013 Bratislava, Slovakia

“The historic Presence of the Imperial Eagle in Northern Greece“ Hans Jerrentrup, Society for the Protection of Nature and Ecodevelopment (EPO)

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Die Vogelwelt Macedoniens, W. Makatsch 1950

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25 Eiries in 25 km around Thessaloniki “The Historic Presence of the Imperial Eagle in Northern Greece“ Hans Jerrentrup Society for the Protection of Nature and Ecodevelopment (EPO)

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Eyrie Eagle

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Grey Heron

Imperial Eagle Eyrie

Imperial Eagle

Ciconia ciconia

Pica pica

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The Fate of some Eyries around Thessaloniki 1938-1944 Village

Tree

1938-9

Fate 1940 - 1943

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Kavallari (Langada)

oak

2 chicks

Tree fell during autum storm

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Kavallari

Oak ?

Eggs robbed by kids

Tree cut by locals

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Near Kulakia

White Poplar

?

Tree cut by locals 1944

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Sindos

White Poplar

breeding

Tree cut by locals 1940

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Near Kulakia

White Poplar 12 m

?

Nest lost in 1944

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Kymina

White Poplar 12 m

2 eggs

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Kymina

White Poplar 22 m

2 eggs

Nest destroyed by storm 1940

8

Kymina

White Poplar 14 m

Rebuilt of no 7 2 chicks

Tree cut 1943

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Kymina

White Poplar

Rebuilt of no 8

1943 two eggs, robbed by kids

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Kymina

White Poplar

eggs, robbed by kids

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Village

Tree

1938 - 9

11

Kymina

White Poplar 20 m

2 eggs

12

Adendron

Elm tree 14 m

No eggs

-

13

Platy

?

Nest of White Stork

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14

Platy

Wild Pear! 12m

Small nest 1 egg

Eagle eating chicken!

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Platy

White Poplar

2 eggs, only 50 m from no 14

Tree cut 1943

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Adendron

?

?

1943 deserted

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Adendron

Elm tree

Rebuilt of 16 in 1940, 2 eggs

Tree cut 1943

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Adendron

Elm tree 11 m

Rebuilt of 17 in 1943

eggs, robbed by kids

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Palaeochori

Elm tree 10.8 m

2 eggs

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Kavasila

White Poplar 14 m

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Aliakmon

White Poplar, 18.8 m

1 egg, 1 chick

-

22

Aliakmon

?

Abandoned later

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Volvi Langada

Fate 1940 - 1943

eggs, robbed by kids

Elm tree ?

1944

24

Appolonia

?

1944

25

Redestos

?

1944

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Some Data about the Eggs •

Number of eggs in Greece (1) 2 rarely 3

(reference to Serbia and Bitolj mostly 3 eggs)

20 eggs collected 13.72 g (shells only)

Max 80.0 X 57.4 mm; Min 69.2 X 53.2 mm

Fresh eggs 143, 118, 133 g

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Status today in Greece – extinct ?!

Regular observations only in Dadia Area (Evros District)

Winter/migration visitors in Wetlands of Northern Greece: Kerkini Lake, Nestos Delta, Evros Delta, …

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FEEDING SITE AGIOS KOSMAS NESTOS GORGE

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H. Jerrentrup, Society for Protection of Nature and Ecodevelopment – EPO 10.10.2013

7th. International Congress on the Conservation of the Eastern Imperial Eagle, CongressBratislava 27-30.07.2007 Melnik – Strumyani BG 03 – 05.10.2013

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The first visitors !!!

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Future of EIE in Greece ?

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THANK YOU Hans Jerrentrup, Society for the Protection of Nature and Ecodevelopment (EPO) 7th. International Congress on the Conservation of the Eastern Imperial Eagle, Bratislava 03 – 05.10.2013

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The historic Presence of the Imperial Eagle in Northern Greece  

VII. International Conference on the Conservation of the Eastern Imperial Eagle

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