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The diet of the imperial eagle, Aquila heliaca, was studied in the Republic of Mordovia. The complex estimation showed that birds prevailed among the eagles’ victims found. The ratio of the number of the birds to that of mammals (%) in the spectrum of the imperial eagle’s victims was 54 : 46. The diet of this bird is specific and mainly represented by common voles and birds of the family Corvidae. Based on the lower jaws and innominate bones found, 75% of the imperial eagle’s victims were identified.

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Andreychev, A.V., Lapshin, A.S., Kuznetsov, V.A., 2016: DIET OF THE IMPERIAL EAGLE (AQUILA HELIACA, FALCONIFORMES, ACCIPITRIDAE) IN THE REPUBLIC OF MORDOVIA // Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 95(3): 348–352.

Alexey Andreychev

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This page is a summary of: РАЦИОН ПИТАНИЯ ОРЛА-МОГИЛЬНИКА (AQUILA HELIACA,FALCONIFORMES, ACCIPITRIDAE) В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ МОРДОВИЯ, Зоологический журнал, January 2016, Akademizdatcenter Nauka,
DOI: 10.7868/s004451341603003x.
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