Population fluctuations and their causes in the African Fish Eagle, (Haliaeetus vocifer (Daudin)) at Lake Naivasha, Kenya

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The population of (Haliaeetus vocifer (Daudin)) at Lake Naivasha, Kenya, was censused over a 13-year period (1987–99). During this time it declined by over half, to a low of 70 birds, by 1996. Breeding effectively ceased, with no courtship or nesting observed for most of the 1990s. The reason seemed to be a food shortage, which provided enough to stay alive… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1023390800872

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