Contributors and references

Contributors

Main authors: Björn Helander, Christof Herrmann, Peter Hellström (responsible for 2018 update)

Other recognized contributors: Lena Avellan, Anders Bignert, Zdzisław Cenian, Tomasz Chodkiewicz, Deivis Dementavicius, Erik Ehmsen, Peter Hauff, Samuli Korpinen, Janis Kuze, Toni Laaksonen, Heikki Lokki, Tadeusz Mizera, Renno Nellis, Vasily Ptschelinzev, Minna Pyhälä, Torsten Stjernberg.

 

Archive

This version of the HELCOM core indicator report was published in July 2018

White-tailed eagle productivity HELCOM core indicator 2018 (pdf)

Older versions of the core indicator report are available:

Core indicator report – web-based version January 2016 (pdf)

Extended core indicator report – outcome of CORESET II project (pdf)

2013 Indicator report

 

References

Dahl, E.L., Bevanger, K., Nygård, T., Röskaft, E., Stokke, B.G. (2012) Reduced breeding success in white-tailed sea eagles at Smöla windfarm, western Norway, is caused by mortality and displacement. Biol. Conserv. 145: 79-85.

European Commission (2008) Directive 2008/56/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 June 2008 establishing a framework for community action in the field of marine environmental policy. Official Journal of the European Union L164, 19–40.

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Hauff, P. (2009) Zur Geschichte des Seeadlers Haliaeetus albicilla in Deutschland. (In German). Denisia 27: 7-18.

Hauff, P., Wölfel, L. (2002) Seeadler (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern im 20. Jahrhundert. Corax Special Issue 1: 15-22.

Helander, B. (1983) Reproduction of the white-tailed sea eagle Haliaeetus albicilla in Sweden in relation to food and residue levels of organochlorine and mercury compounds in the eggs. Doctoral dissertation. Department of Zoology, Stockholm University. Gotab, Stockholm. 192 pp.

Helander, B. (1985) Reproduction of the white-tailed sea eagle Haliaeetus albicilla in Sweden. Holarct. Ecol. 8(3): 211-227.

Helander, B. (1990) Sea Eagle Workshop. In: Viksne, J. (ed.). Baltic Birds 5 (1). Zinatne Publ., Riga. pp. 128-135.

Helander, B. (1994a) Pre-1954 breeding success and productivity of white-tailed sea eagles Haliaeetus albicilla in Sweden. In: Meyburg, B.-U. & Chancellor, R.D. (eds). Raptor Conservation Today. WWGBP/The Pica Press. pp. 731–733.

Helander, B. (1994b) Productivity in relation to residue levels of DDE in the eggs of white-tailed sea eagles Haliaeetus albicilla in Sweden. In: Meyburg, B.-U. & Chancellor, R.D. (eds.). Raptor Conservation Today. WWGBP/The Pica Press. pp. 735-738.

Helander, B. (2003a) The white-tailed Sea Eagle in Sweden—reproduction, numbers and trends. In: Helander, B., Marquiss, M. and Bowerman, B. (eds). SEA EAGLE  2000. Åtta.45 Tryckeri AB, Stockholm. pp. 57–66.

Helander, B., Bignert, A., Asplund, L. (2008) Using Raptors as Environmental Sentinels: Monitoring the White-tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Sweden. Ambio 37(6): 425-431.

Helander, B., Olsson, A., Bignert, A., Asplund, L., Litzén, K. (2002) The role of DDE, PCB, coplanar PCB and eggshell parameters for reproduction in the white-tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Sweden. Ambio 31(5): 386-403.

Helander, B., Olsson, M., Reutergårdh, L (1982) Residue levels of organochlorine and mercury compounds in unhatched eggs and the relationships to breeding success in white-tailed sea eagles Haliaeetus albicilla in Sweden. Holarct. Ecol. 5(4): 349-366.

Henriksson, K., Karppanen, E., Helminen, M. (1966) High residue levels of mercury i Finnish white-tailed sea eagles. Orn. Fenn. 43: 38-45.

Herrmann, C., Krone, O., Stjernberg, T., Helander, B. (2011) Population Development of Baltic Bird Species: White-tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla). HELCOM Baltic Sea Environment Fact Sheets 2011. 

Heuck, C., Albrecht, J. (2012) Dichteabhängigkeit des Reproduktionserfolges der Seeadler in Mecklenburg Vorpommern. (In German). Report to the Landesamt für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Geologie MV. Stand 28.11.2012.

Heuck, C., Herrmann, C., Schabo, D.G., Brandl, R., Albrecht, J. 2017. Density-dependent effects on reproductive performance in a recovering population of White-tailed Eagles Haliaeetus albicilla. Ibis 159:297-310.

HVMFS (2012) HVMFS2012:18. Havs- och vattenmyndighetens författningssamling. Verkningar av farliga ämnen: 8.2A, 8.2B. (In Swedish).

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Koivusaari, J., Nuuja, I., Palokangas, R., Finnlund, M. (1980) Relationships between productivity, eggshell thickness and pollutant contents of addled eggs in the population of white-tailed sea eagles Haliaeetus albicilla L. in Finland during 1969–1978. Environ. Pollut. (Ser. A) 23: 41-52.

Krone O., T. Stjernberg, N. Kenntner, F. Tataruch, J. Koivusaari & I. Nuuja (2006): Mortality, helminth burden and contaminant residues in White-tailed Sea Eagles from Finland. Ambio 35: 98-104.

Lindberg, P., Sellström, U., Häggberg, L., De Wit, C.A. (2004) Higher brominated diphenyl ethers and hexabromocyclododecane found in eggs of peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) breeding in Sweden. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38: 93-96.

Nordlöf, U., Helander, B., Bignert, A., Asplund, L. (2010) Levels of brominated flame retardants and methoxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in eggs of white-tailed sea eagles breeding in different regions of Sweden. Science of the Total Environment 409: 238-246. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.09.042.

Olsson, A., Ceder, K., Bergman, Å., Helander, B. (2000) Nestling blood of the White-tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) as an indicator of territorial exposure to organohalogen compounds - an evaluation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 34: 2733-2740.

Postupalsky, S. (1974) Raptor reproductive success: some problems with methods, criteria, and terminology. Raptor Research Report No. 2: 21-31.

Postupalsky, S. (1981) Censusing nesting populations and measuring reproductive success. In: Ingram, T.N. (ed): Bald eagle Management. Eagle Valley Environmentalists: 151-158.

Postupalsky, S. (1983) Techniques and terminology for surveys of nesting bald eagles. In: Grier, J.W., Gramlich, F.J., Green, N.F., Kussman, J.V., Mathisen, J.E., J.P. M (eds): Northern States bald eagle recovery plan. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Denver, CO, Appendix D, pp 1-6.

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Stjernberg, T., Koivusaari, J., Högmander, J. (2003) Population trends and breeding success of the White-tailed Sea Eagle in Finland, 1970–2000. In: Helander, B., Marquiss, M. and Bowerman, B. (eds). SEA EAGLE 2000. Åtta.45 Tryckeri AB, Stockholm. pp. 103–112.

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 Additional relevant publications

Faxneld, S., Helander, B., Bäcklin, B.-M., Moraeus, C., Roos, A., Berger, U., Egebäck, A.-L., Strid, A., Kierkegaard, A., Bignert, A. (2014) Biological effects and environmental contaminants in herring and Baltic Sea top predators. Swedish Museum of Natural History, Rapport nr 6: 2014.

Helander, B. (1981) Nestling measurements and weights from two white-tailed sea eagle populations in Sweden. Bird Study 28: 235–241.

Helander, B. (2003b) The international colour ringing programme – adult survival, homing and the expansion of the  white-tailed sea eagle in Sweden. In: Helander, B., Marquiss, M. and Bowerman, B. (eds). SEA EAGLE 2000. Åtta.45 Tryckeri AB, Stockholm. pp. 145-154.

Helander, B., Axelsson, J., Borg, H., Holm, K., Bignert, A. (2009) Ingestion of lead from ammunition and lead concentrations in white-tailed sea eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Sweden. Sci. Tot. Environ. 407: 5555–5563.

Helander, B., Hailer, F., Vila, C. (2007) Morphological and genetic sex identification of white-tailed sea eagle Haliaeetus albicilla nestlings. J. Ornithol. 148: 435–442.

Helander, B., Räikkönen, J., Ågren, E., Borg, H. (2012) Rapportering från projekt om undersökning av bly i leverprover från havsörn 2005 – 2011. (In Swedish). Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Rapport nr 16: 2012.

Helander, B., Stjernberg, T. (eds.) (2003) Action Plan for the conservation of White-tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla). Recommendation 92/2002, adopted by the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention in Dec., 2002. BirdLife International. 51 pp.

Henny, C.J., Kaiser, J.L., Grove, R.A., Johnson, J.L., Letcher, R.J. (2009) Polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants in eggs may reduce reproductive success of ospreys in Oregon and Washington, USA. Ecotoxicology 18: 802–13.

Isomurso, M., Venäläinen, E.-R., Stjernberg, T. (2014) Lead poisoning – a continuous threat to white-tailed sea eagles in Finland. Poster abstract, EWDA 2014 - 11th European Wildlife Disease Association Conference, Edinburgh.

Krone, O., Langgemach, T., Sömmer, P., Kenntner, N. (2002) Krankheiten und Todesursachen von Seeadlern (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Deutschland. (In German). Corax 19: 102-108.

Krone O., Stjernberg, T., Kenntner, N., Tataruch, F., Koivusaari, J., Nuuja, I. (2006) Mortality, helminth burden and contaminant residues in White-tailed Sea Eagles from Finland. Ambio 35: 98-104.

Krone, O., Kenntner, N., Tataruch, F. (2009) Gefährdungsursachen des Seeadlers (Haliaeetus albicilla L. 1758). (In German). Denisia 27: 139-146.

Nordén, M. (2013) Comparative avian developmental toxicity of PFAAs. Doctoral dissertation. Örebro Studies in Biology 7.  ISSN 1650-8793; ISBN 978-91-7668-959-2.

 

 

 

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