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Mirjam Nadjafzadeh
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Mirjam Nadjafzadeh

   Biography

2005: Diploma (M.Sc.) in Biology at the Ruhr University Bochum, main subjects were zoology and behavioural ecology. 2006-2011: PhD thesis on the feeding ecology and lead exposure in white-tailed eagles at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research Berlin. Fieldwork: Germany, Peru, South Africa.

Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
Alfred-Kowalke-Str. 17  
Berlin,    Germany
Email: nadjafzadeh@izw-berlin.de


   Research Interests

Behavioural ecology, feeding ecology, sources of lead poisoning in avian scavengers, raptor conservation

Species of Interest: 
  • White-tailed Eagle
  • Golden Eagle
  • Red Kite
  • Common Buzzard
  • Common Raven


   Publications

Nadjafzadeh, M., and O. Krone. 2011. [Diet and feeding behaviour of the White-tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Germany]. Pp. 23-35 in O. Krone (ed.), Bleivergiftungen bei Greifvögeln: Ursachen, Erfahrungen, Lösungsmöglichkeiten. Der Seeadler als Indikator. [Lead intoxication in birds of prey: causes, experiences, potential solutions. The White-tailed Sea Eagle as indicator]. Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW), Berlin.

Krone, O., N. Kenntner, A. Trinogga, M. Nadjafzadeh, F. Scholz, J. Sulawa, K. Toschek, P. Schuck-Wersig, and R. Zieschank. 2009. Lead poisoning in White-tailed Sea Eagles: causes and approaches to solutions in Germany. Pp. 289-301 in R.T. Watson, M. Fuller, M. Pokras, and G. Hunt (eds.), Ingestion of lead from spent ammunition: implications for wildlife and humans. The Peregrine Fund, Boise, ID.

Nadjafzadeh, M., and O. Krone. 2008. [Nahrungsspektrum und Fressverhalten des Seeadlers (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Norddeutschland]. Pp. 31-43 in O. Krone (ed.), Bleivergiftungen bei Seeadlern: Ursachen und Lösungsansätze: Anforderungen an bleifreie Büchsengeschosse [Lead poisoning in White-tailed Sea Eagles: causes and approaches - requirements for lead-free rifle bullets]. Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW), Berlin.

Nadjafzadeh, M., and E.W. Heymann. 2008. Prey foraging of red titi monkeys, Callicebus cupreus, in comparison to sympatric tamarins, Saguinus mystax and Saguinus fuscicollis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 135: 56-63.



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