Digital atlas of the skeleton of Aquila adalberti

Who are we?

This project comes from the close collaboration between a young company formed by graduates in biology (BioScripts) and Professor of Zoology (Faculty of Biology, University of Seville) with the generous support of the institutions listed in acknowledgments.


Francisco Gálvez Prada
Graduate student in Biology and Biochemistry Degree.

Bernardino Sañudo Franquelo
Degree in Biology from the University of Seville.

David Melero López
Degree in Biology from the University of Seville.

Universidad de Sevilla

Juan Francisco Beltrán Gala
Professor on Faculty of Biology. Department of Zoology. Degree in Biology from the University of Seville in 1981


A job like this would not have been possible without the collaboration of the following people and institutions:

- A support for science activities of the Office of Research granted to Juan Francisco Beltran.

- To Doñana Biological Station (CSIC, Sevilla) for allowing us access to their collections and the temporary assignment of the specimens chosen for this work.


  • -ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Aquila adalberti Consultado: 12-01-2015
  • -Priorimancha, Conservación de especies prioritarias del Monte Mediterráneo en Castilla-La Mancha. Plan de gestión y conservación del Águila Imperial en Castilla La Mancha Consultado 10-01-2015
  • -González, L. M. (2012). Águila imperial ibérica – Aquila adalberti. En: Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. Salvador, A., Morales, M. B. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid. Consultado 10-01-2015
  • -Aves de la A a la Z, sección que parte de una adaptación de la Enciclopedia de las Aves de España, editada por SEO/BirdLife y la Fundación BBVA en 2008 Consultado 11-01-2015
  • -BirdLife International 2013. Aquila adalberti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. . Consultado: 11-01-2015.
  • -Fundación Amigos del Águila Imperial. 2010. Guía para la Conservación del Águila Imperial Ibérica en fincas privadas.Fundación Amigos del Águila Imperial. Sevilla.
  • -Conservación de especies amenazadas.Águila Imperial. Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Gobierno de España. Consultado 12-01-2015
  • -Ferrer, M.; Negro, J.J. 2004. The near extinction of two large european predators: super specialists pay a price. Conservation Biology 18: 344-349
  • -Fernández, M.; Oria, J.; Sánchez, R.; Gonzalez, L. M.; Margalida, A. 2009. Space use of adult Spanish Imperial Eagles Aquila adalberti. Acta Ornithologica (Warsaw) 44(1): 17-26.
  • -Fundación Amigos del Águila Imperial Consultado 11-01-2015
  • -Bisson, I. A.; Ferrer, M.; Bird, D. M. 2002. Factors influencing nest-site selection by Spanish Imperial Eagles. Journal of Field Ornithology 73: 298-302.