Classification
Gaviiformes
Podicipediformes
Pelecaniformes
Ciconiiformes
Phoenicopteriformes
Anseriformes
Falconiformes
Galliformes
Gruiformes
Charadriiformes
Columbiformes
Cuculiformes
Strigiformes
Caprimulgiformes
Apodiformes
Coraciiformes
Upupiformes
Piciformes
Passeriformes
Haliaeetus albicilla


  • White-tailed Sea Eagle
  • Haliaeetus albicilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Falconiformes - Accipitridae
  • Цагаансүүлт нөмрөгбүргэд


Body Length: 74-92 cm

Wing span: 193-244 cm

Passage migrant/ summer visitor

Breeding season:  May-August 

Egg number: 1-3

Egg colour: Slight-glossy dull white.

Brood: 1 per year

Food:  fishes and ducks.
 

Status: Rare species. According to the IUCN Red List categories and criteria, the species evaluated as-Near Threatened.

Distribution and Range: Russian Federation, Western Europe, Hungary, Romania, Island, Greenland, Asia Minor, Iraq, and Iran. Southern Europe, Egypt, Indian peninsula, China, Japan, and Korea. In Mongolia: Breeding visitor, who stays at the basins of large lakes and rivers i.e., Airag, Khar Us, Khar, Achit, Ogii, and Orog Lakes, the Onon, Tamir, Shishged, Bulgan, Selenge, Rivers in spring and summers and occasionally over winters. In the years of 1975-1994 about 30 individuals were recorded. Recently, the species number has increased in the basins of Uur, Eg, and Tarbagatai Rivers and their tributaries. Winters at Bogd Mountain, Eg River Basin.

Habitat: Along large rivers and lakes, rocky cliffs and tall trees where there is abundant fish and waterfowl.


Population and threats: Population not assessed. Habitat degradation, vandalizing and destruction of eggs dwindling the population abundance.

Conservation Measures: Included as Rare animal in the Annex to the Mongolian Government Resolution #7 (2012), CITES, Annex I, CMS Annex I, II, and the Mongolian Red Book (1987, 1997), the habitat is partially included within the NSPAN.

Further Actions: Assess the species distribution, population abundance, biological, characteristics, improve the conservation management, and raise awareness.



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