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W.W.G.B.P. The World Working Group on Birds of Prey and Owl
Weltarbeitsgruppe für Greifvögel und Eulen e.V.
Groupe de Travail Mondial sur les Rapaces

Book: Raptors Worldwide (2004)

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Bagyura J, Haraszthy L (2004):
The Status of Birds of Prey and Owls in Hungary
Raptors Worldwide, p 3-8 Download



Cade TJ, Osborn SA (2004):
Commentary on Released California Condors Gymnogyps californianus in Arizona
Raptors Worldwide, p 11-25 Download

Camina A (2004):
Consequences of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) on breeding success and food availability in Spanish Vulture populations
Raptors Worldwide, p 27-44 Download

Camina A (2004):
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus monitoring in Spain: current research and conservation projects
Raptors Worldwide, p 45-66 Download

Iezekiel S, Bakaloudis DE (2004):
The Status and Conservation of Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in Cyprus
Raptors Worldwide, p 67-73 Download

Mee A, Austin G (2004):
Courtship Behaviour in reintroduced California Condors: evidence for extra-pair copulations and female mate guarding
Raptors Worldwide, p 75-81 Download

Piper SE (2004):
Proposed global Population-monitoring Scheme for the Cape Griffon Gyps coprotheres
Raptors Worldwide, p 83-92 Download

Schlee MA, León RA (2004):
The King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa in El Salvador: an Endangered Species
Raptors Worldwide, p 93-109 Download

Shobrak M (2004):
Parental Investment of Lappet-faced Vultures Torgos tracheliotos during breeding at the Mahazat as-Sayd Protected Area, Saudi Arabia.
Raptors Worldwide, p 111-126 Download not available

Terrasse M, Sarrazin F (2004):
A Success Story: The Reintroduction of Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus and Black Aegypius monachus Vultures to France
Raptors Worldwide, p 127-145 Download

Tewes E, Terrasse M (2004):
Action Plan for the Recovery and Conservation of Vultures on the Balkan Peninsula: activities and projects during 2002 and 2003
Raptors Worldwide, p 147-175 Download

Tewes E, Artés JJ (2004):
Status and Conservation of the European Black Vulture Aegypius monachus in Europe
Raptors Worldwide, p 177-184 Download

Zink R (2004):
Alpine Monitoring of Bearded Vultures Gypaetus barbatus: preliminary data on dispersal, pair settlement and survival
Raptors Worldwide, p 185-195 Download not available


Risebrough RW (2004):
Population Collapses of Three Species of Gyps Vultures in the Indian Subcontinent: an overview
Raptors Worldwide, p 197-214 Download

Baral HS, Giri JB (2004):
On the decline of Oriental White-backed Vultures Gyps bengalensis in lowland Nepal
Raptors Worldwide, p 215-219 Download

Gilbert M, Oaks JL (2004):
The Status and Decline of Vultures in the provinces of Punjab and Sind, Pakistan; a 2003 update
Raptors Worldwide, p 221-234 Download

Katzner T, Gavashelishvili A (2004):
Population and Conservation Status of Griffon Vultures in the former Soviet Union
Raptors Worldwide, p 235-240 Download

Oaks JL, Meteyer CU (2004):
Diagnostic Investigation of Vulture Mortality: the Anti-Inflammatory Drug Diclofenac is associated with Visceral Gout
Raptors Worldwide, p 241-243 Download

Prakash V, Pain DJ (2004):
Saving Asia's Gyps Vultures: the "Vulture Rescue" Team's Conservation Programme
Raptors Worldwide, p 245-255 Download

Sarrazin F, Virani MZ (2004):
Preliminary Population Viability Analyses for Oriental White-Backed Vulture Gyps bengalensis in Punjab province, Pakistan
Raptors Worldwide, p 257-262 Download

Virani MZ, Benson PC (2004):
A Survey of the Reproductive Activities at some Gyps Vulture Nests in Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Ranthambhore National Parks, India, in the 2002/2003 breeding season
Raptors Worldwide, p 263-268 Download


Kirmse W (2004):
Tree-nesting Peregrines Falco p. peregrinus in Europe did not recover
Raptors Worldwide, p 271-277 Download

Lohmus A (2004):
Raptor Habitat Studies - the state of the art
Raptors Worldwide, p 280-296 Download

Nicoll MA, Jones CG (2004):
How Raptor Re-introductions can contribute to Understanding Population Regulation: the Mauritius Kestrel, a case study
Raptors Worldwide, p 297-305 Download not available


Arroyo B, Redpath S (2004):
Conflicts in Raptor Conservation: an overview
Raptors Worldwide, p 307-315 Download

Gutiérrez RJ (2004):
Science and the Conservation of the California Spotted Owl
Raptors Worldwide, p 317-327 Download

Kenward RE (2004):
Management Tools for Raptor Conservation
Raptors Worldwide, p 329-339 Download

Piper SE (2004):
Vulture Restaurants - Conflict in the midst of Plenty
Raptors Worldwide, p 341-349 Download


Morrissey CA, Kardosi GV (2004):
Effect of Food Supply and Contaminants on Osprey Productivity in southern British Columbia, Canada
Raptors Worldwide, p 353-368 Download

Henny CJ, Grove RA (2004):
An Evaluation of Osprey Eggs to Determine Spatial Residue Patterns and Effects of Contaminants along the Lower Columbia River, U.S.A.
Raptors Worldwide, p 369-388 Download

Richards NL, Mineau P (2004):
Exposure of the Eastern Screech-owl Otus asio to Organophosphorus Insecticides and Anticoagulant Rodenticides in Apple Orchards of Southern Quebec, Canada
Raptors Worldwide, p 389-409 Download not available


Acklen J, Bates Z (2004):
The BB Line - Evaluating the Role of Birds in Line Faults
Raptors Worldwide, p 411-416 Download

Adamec M (2004):
Birds and Power Lines - status in the Slovak Republic
Raptors Worldwide, p 417-421 Download

Bagyura J, Szitta T (2004):
A Review of Measures taken against Bird Electrocution in Hungary
Raptors Worldwide, p 423-428 Download not available

Harness RE (2004):
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus teucocephalus Electrocutions in Alaska and Florida - a comparison of retrofitting measures
Raptors Worldwide, p 429-435 Download

Kruger R, Maritz A (2004):
Vulture Electrocutions on Vertically Configured medium voltage Structures in the Northern Cape Province South Africa
Raptors Worldwide, p 437-441 Download

Stoychev S, Karafeizov T (2004):
Power line Design and Raptor Protection in Bulgaria
Raptors Worldwide, p 443-449 Download not available


Bechard MJ, Sarasola JH (2004):
Morphometric Measures of male and female Spot-winged Falconets Spiziapteryx circumcinctus sexed using PCR Amplification Methods
Raptors Worldwide, p 451-458 Download

Ristow D, Witte L (2004):
Sex Determination of Nestlings in Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae: plumage characteristics and molecular sexing
Raptors Worldwide, p 459-466 Download

Scheider J, Wink M (2004):
Phylogeographic Relationships of the Black Kite Milvus migrans
Raptors Worldwide, p 467-472 Download

Vaeli U, Treinys R (2004):
Genetic structure of Greater Aquila clanga and Lesser Spotted Lagle A. pomarina populations: Implications for phylogeography and conservation
Raptors Worldwide, p 473-482 Download

Wink M, Sauer-Gürth H (2004):
Phylogenetic Relationships in Diurnal Raptors based on nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial and nuclear marker genes
Raptors Worldwide, p 483-498 Download

Wink M, Sauer-Gürth H (2004):
Phylogenetic Relationships in the Hierofalco Complex ( Saker-, Gyr-, Lanner-, Laggar Falcon)
Raptors Worldwide, p 499-504 Download

Wink M, Sauer-Gürth H (2004):
Phylogeographic Relationships of the Lesser Kestrel Falco naumnanni in Breeding and Wintering Quarters, inferred from nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene
Raptors Worldwide, p 505-510 Download not available

Wink M, Sauer-Gürth H (2004):
Phylogenetic Differentiation of the Osprey Pandion haliaetus inferred from nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene
Raptors Worldwide, p 511-516 Download

Wink M, Sauer-Gürth H (2004):
Phylogenetic Relationships in Owls based on nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial and nuclear marker genes
Raptors Worldwide, p 517-526 Download


Bank L, Deme T (2004):
Population changes of the White-tailed Lagle Haliaeetus albicilla in Hungary. with special attention to the lower Hungarian Danube-valley. 1987-2003
Raptors Worldwide, p 529-536 Download

Bergmanis U (2004):
Analysis of breeding habitats of the Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina in Latvia
Raptors Worldwide, p 537-550 Download

Bragin E, Katzner T (2004):
Long-term Population trends and nesting success of Imperial Eagle, Golden Eagle and White-tailed Sea Eagle in North-West Kazakhstan in 1990-2002
Raptors Worldwide, p 551-556 Download

Chou TC, Lee PF (2004):
Breeding Biology of the Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis checkt hoya in Kenting National Park, Taiwan
Raptors Worldwide, p 557-568 Download

Clark WS (2004):
Immature Plumages of the Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca
Raptors Worldwide, p 569-574 Download

Dombrovski VC (2004):
Use of Breeding Area by Immature Spotted Eagles Aquila pomarina and A. clanga in Belarus: different strategies
Raptors Worldwide, p 575-580 Download

Iezekiel S, Bakaloudis DE (2004):
The diet of Bonelli's Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus in Cyprus
Raptors Worldwide, p 581-587 Download

Marin SA, Ivanov II (2004):
On the Food of the Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca on Sakar Mountain and Dervent Heights, Bulgaria
Raptors Worldwide, p 589-592 Download

Martínez JE, Cremades M (2004):
Diet of Booted Iiagles Hieraaetus pennalus in Southeastern Spain
Raptors Worldwide, p 593-599 Download

Meyburg B-U, Langgemach T (2004):
The Situation of the Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina in Germany: The need for an Action Plan and active Conservation
Raptors Worldwide, p 601-613 Download

Meyburg B-U, Scheller W (2004):
Home range size. Habitat utilisation. Hunting and Time budgets of Lesser Spotted Eagles Aquila pomarina with regard to Disturbance and Landscape Fragmentation
Raptors Worldwide, p 615-635 Download

Mrlík V (2004):
Nest Site Selection by the Eastern Imperial Eagle in the North-west part of its Range
Raptors Worldwide, p 637-643 Download

Pegán I, Martínez JE (2004):
Nest Occupancy Patterns of Booted Eagles Hieraaetus pennatus in Southeastern Spain
Raptors Worldwide, p 645-652 Download

Stoychev S, Ivanov I (2004):
Status of the Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca in Bulgaria between 1994 and 2002
Raptors Worldwide, p 653-660 Download


Bagyura J, Szitta T (2004):
Population Trend of the Saker Falcon Falco cherrug in Hungary between 1980 and 2002
Raptors Worldwide, p 663-672 Download

Bagyura J, Haraszthy L (2004):
Comparison of Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Prédation during and after the Breeding Period
Raptors Worldwide, p 673-677 Download

Groombridge JJ, Nicoll MA (2004):
Associations of evolutionary & ecological distinctiveness amongst Indian Ocean kestrels
Raptors Worldwide, p 679-692 Download

Moseikin V, Ellis DH (2004):
Ecological Aspects of Distribution for Saker Falcons Falco cherrug and Altai Gyrfalcons F. altaicus in the Russian Altai
Raptors Worldwide, p 693-703 Download

Ristow D (2004):
On the insect diet of Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae and its importance for coloniality
Raptors Worldwide, p 705-712 Download

Ristow D (2004):
Sex. Age. and Evolution criteria to be derived from dark feather patterns in the Hobby & Red-footed falcon group
Raptors Worldwide, p 713-730 Download not available

Vlachos C, Bakaloudis D (2004):
Status of the Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni in Thessaly. Central Greece
Raptors Worldwide, p 731-736 Download


Bank L, Horváth G (2004):
Barn Owl Tyto alba Management and Monitoring in south-west Hungary
Raptors Worldwide, p 739-745 Download

Eakle WL (2004):
Ecology and Conservation of the Palau Owl Pyrroglaux podarginus
Raptors Worldwide, p 747-754 Download

Eakle WL (2004):
Effects of Clean Water Act Permits on the Cactus Ferruginous Owl Glaucidiuim brasilianum in Arizona
Raptors Worldwide, p 755-762 Download

Motta-Junior JC, Bueno AA (2004):
Trophic Ecology of the Burrowing Owl in Southeast Brazil
Raptors Worldwide, p 763-775 Download

Motta-Junior JC, Alho CJ (2004):
Food habits of the Striped Owl Asio clamator in South-East Brazil
Raptors Worldwide, p 777-784 Download


Baudvin H (2004):
Motorway Mortality of Birds of Prey and Owls in the East of France
Raptors Worldwide, p 787-793 Download

Clark WS (2004):
Wave Moult of the Primaries in Accipitrid raptors, and its use in ageing immatures
Raptors Worldwide, p 795-804 Download

Cresswell W (2004):
Kleptoparasitism rates and Aggressive Interactions between Raptors
Raptors Worldwide, p 805-814 Download not available

Domahidi Z, Zeitz R (2004):
Raptor Migration as a Conservation Opportunity: First Full-season Migration Counts in South-east Romania
Raptors Worldwide, p 815-822 Download

Fáter I, Tóth L (2004):
Protection of Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus on the Heves-Borsod Plain with special attention to nesting on agricultural habitats
Raptors Worldwide, p 823-828 Download

Kitowski I (2004):
Observations on the behaviour of male Montagu's Harriers Circus pygargus at communal roosts during the post-fledging period: a case study
Raptors Worldwide, p 829-834 Download

Santana FR (2004):
The order FaIconiformes in Cuba: status, distribution, migration and conservation
Raptors Worldwide, p 835-844 Download

Wiacek J (2004):
Sky-dancing as an Honest Criterion of Mate Choice in Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Raptors Worldwide, p 845-848 Download

Xirouchakis S (2004):
Causes of Raptor Mortality in Crete
Raptors Worldwide, p 849-860 Download

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