Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos


BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Fernández, C. 1993. Effect of the Viral Haemorrhagic Pneumonia of the Wild Rabbit on the diet and breeding success of the Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaëtos) (L.). Revue d'Ecologie - La Terre Et La Vie 48: 323-329.

Katzner, T. E., Brandes, D., Miller, T., Lanzone, M., Maisonneuve, C., Tremblay, J. A., Mulvihill, R., Merovich Jr, G. T. 2012. Topography drives migratory flight altitude of golden eagles: implications for on-shore wind energy development. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 1178–1186.

Katzner, T. E., Smith, B. W., Miller, T. A., Brandes, D., Cooper, J., Lanzone, M., Brauning, D., Farmer, C., Harding, S., Kramar, D. E., Koppie, C., Maisonneuve, C., Martell, M., Mojica, E. K., Todd, C., Tremblay, J. A., Wheeler, M., Brinker, D. F., Chubbs, T. E., Gubler, R., O'Malley, K., Mehus, S., Porter, B., Brooks, R. P., Watts, B. D., Bildstein, K. L. 2012. Status, biology, and conservation priorities for North America's eastern Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) population. The Auk 129: 168-176.

Partners in Flight Science Committee. 2013. Population Estimates Database, version 2013. Available at: (Accessed: 09/07/2015).

Watson, J. 2010. The Golden Eagle. T. & A.D. Poyser, London.

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Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Aquila chrysaetos. Downloaded from on 26/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/10/2020.