Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina


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

del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. 1994. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Dravecký, M., Maderi?, B., Kicko, J., Danko, S., Karaska, D., Mihók, J. and Guziová, Z. 2015. Reproductive success, selected nest characteristics and the effectiveness of establishing protection zones of the lesser spotted eagle (Aquila pomarina) population in Slovakia. Slovak Raptor Journal 9(1): 127-145.

Ferguson-Lees, J. and Christie, D.A. 2001. Raptors of the world. Christopher Helm, London.

Fülöp, A., Kovács, I., Baltag, E., Daróczi, S.J., Dehelean, A.S., Dehelean, L.A., Kis, R.B., Komáromi, I.S., Latková, H., Miholcsa, T., Nagy, A., Ölvedi, S.Z., Papp, T., Sándor, A.K., Zeitz, R. and Kelemen, M.A. 2014. Autumn migration of soaring birds at Bosporus: validating a new survey station design. Bird Study 61(2): 264-269.

Global Raptor Information Network. 2015. Species account: Lesser Spotted Eagle Lophaetus pomarinus. Available at: (Accessed: 08/07/2015).

Meyburg, B.U., Boesman, P. and Marks, J.S. 2014. Lesser Spotted Eagle (Clanga pomarina). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Porter, R.; Aspinall, S. 2010. Birds of the Middle East. Christopher Helm, London.

Snow, D.W.; Perrins, C.M. 1998. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 1: Non-Passerines. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

STRIX. 2012. Developing and testing the methodology for assessing and mapping the sensitivity of migratory birds to wind energy development. BirdLife International, Cambridge.

Further resources

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)

European Union Species Action Plan

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Clanga pomarina. Downloaded from on 14/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 14/08/2020.