Short-toed Snake Eagle

photo by Vogels in Portugal

Scientific classification

Order

Accipitriformes

Family

Accipitridae

Subfamily

Circaetus

Species

gallicus

Appearance

* Large bird of prey with a pale coloured plumage
* Short neck and long straight and banded tail
* Size: 62-69 cm, wingspan: 162-178 cm

Habitat

(half)open mountainous areas

Countries

Africa
Asia
Europe

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