September 30, 2021
western marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus) by Yves Adams

Bird killer poisons protected birds in Hungary

Story by PannonEagle Over a hundred poisoned baits and more than 50 poisoned animal carcasses have been found near the town of Tura, in Hungary. 96% of the carcasses found were protected birds. This gruesome discovery was made by […]
August 16, 2021
The nest from afar and from real close (Photoy: Márton Horváth, BirdLife Hungary).

New world record! Four Eastern Imperial Eagle siblings successfully fledge in Hungary

article by PannonEagle Every year, BirdLife Hungary and the Hungarian National Park Directorates inspect all known Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) nests in the country. This summer, 137 eagle chicks were ringed, and three chicks were equipped with satellite transmitters.    During these annual […]
July 22, 2021
Eastern imperial eagle ©Arie Kolders

For the first time ever, two Eastern Imperial Eagle chicks have been tagged with satellite transmitters in Serbia

story by PannonEagle Mima and Mihajlo, the Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) chicks from Serbia will be monitored for the first time with the help of satellite […]
April 30, 2021
Cinereous vulture ©Yves Adams

GPS-tagged Cinereous vulture goes missing in Hungary

story by PannonEagle Last week, BirdLife in Hungary (MME) was contacted by the Bulgarian organisation, Green Balkans  to say one of their GPS tagged Cinereous vultures, […]
May 19, 2020

Sniffing out poison: how dogs are saving birds in Hungary

Poison is a deadly weapon, killing birds across the continent. Our partner, BirdLife Hungary, is taking action. This is their story. If you are wandering around […]
October 8, 2019

The power of many – a BirdLife mission to save the Eastern imperial eagle

The distinctive silhouette of the Eastern imperial eagle Aquila helica – with a body length of about 80cm and a wingspan of 2m – cuts an […]
September 28, 2019

The guardian angels of the Eastern imperial eagle in Serbia

With its two metre wingspan, the flight of the Eastern imperial eagle is a striking sight. But this powerful predator has become the prey. After decades […]
September 25, 2019

A mighty predator made helpless at the hands of humans

The eagle is a long-standing symbol of strength and glory, but though triumphant within the animal kingdom, the predator becomes the prey when the Eastern imperial […]