Eastern Imperial Eagle.
© E. Nikolenko.
The Eastern Imperial Eagle is a globally vulnerable species. The largest number of pairs breed in Russia with an estimated 3,000 – 3,500 pairs.
In this new interview, Igar Karyakin from the Center of Field Studies (N. Novgorod, Russia) talks about the situation of this amazing species in Russia. Current threats like changes in agriculture and electrocution are discussed, as well as conservation programs.
Igor also gives an overview of the current population of the other eagle species breeding in Russia, like Golden Eagles, Short-toed Eagles, Steppe Eagles, Booted Eagles, Greater Spotted Eagles and White-tailed Eagles.
Many thanks to Igor for this interview.