ABSTRACT A long-term study of the Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus in southwest France has revealed a marked change in the general distribution of the 58 breeding pairs in this relatively large population. A variety of forms of human disturbance has caused a marked movement of breeders away from some large previously undisturbed forest areas into other, less-typical habitats, and the species has a

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