Vol. 31 Núm. 1 (2015)
Notas científicas

Composición y amplitud de la dieta del águila real en Chihuahua, México

M. G. Bravo
Colegio de Posgraduados, Montecillo
C. Mireles
Protección de la Fauna Mexicana A.C.
J. Zúñiga
Protección de la Fauna Mexicana A.C.
E. Carreón
Protección de la Fauna Mexicana A.C.

Publicado 10-04-2015

Cómo citar

Bravo, M. G., Mireles, C., Zúñiga, J., & Carreón, E. (2015). Composición y amplitud de la dieta del águila real en Chihuahua, México. ACTA ZOOLÓGICA MEXICANA (N.S.), 31(1), 116–119. https://doi.org/10.21829/azm.2015.311523



We assessed golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos canadensis) diet and breadth composition during the breeding season 2010 in Chihuahua state, Mexico. We collected old and fresh prey remains and observed prey delivery in active territories. Diet was diverse and composed
of small mammals, mainly, but includes birds and reptiles as well. Hares and rabbits were the most important in terms of relative
abundance and biomass.


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