The results from the national wintering raptor survey in Hungary for 2010 are available. The survey was done from 15.01.2010 to 01.17 2010.
245 observers covered an area of 9,600km².
The most important results:
Saker falcon was: 20 individuals
Peregrine: 20 individuals
White tailed eagle: 443-451 individuals
Eastern Imperial eagle: 125-127 individuals
Golden Eagle: 2 individuals
Greater Spotted Eagle: 1individual
The most common observed species: Common Buzzard, Common Kestrel and Hen Harrier.
Unexpected was one Black kite and 17 Marsh Harrier!
The survey was organised by the MME/Birdlife Hungary with successfully co-operation the Directorates Hungarian National Parks and other NGO-s.
The data were analysed by Hungarian Monitorong Centre of MME/Birdlife Hungary.
MME/Birdlife Hungary&MME/Birdlife Hungary Monitoring Centre.
Many thanks to István Balázs for sending the information to the Saker Falcon mailing list.