Booted Eagle

It breeds in southern Europe, North Africa and across Asia. It is migratory, wintering in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. This eagle lays 1-2 eggs in a tree or crag nest.

The Booted Eagle is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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The Booted Eagle (Aquila pennata) (formerly Hieraaetus pennatus) is a medium-sized bird of prey. It is about 47 centimeters (18 inches) in length and has a wingspan of 120 cm (almost 4 feet). Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. Pale phase Booted Eagle wintering in India It breeds in southern Europe, North Africa and across Asia. It is migratory, wintering in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. This eagle lays 1-2 eggs in a tree or crag nest. More

Even the smallest eagles, like the Booted Eagle (which is comparable in size to a Common Buzzard or Red-tailed Hawk), have relatively longer and more evenly broad wings, and more direct, faster flight. Most eagles are larger than any other raptors apart from the vultures. Species named as eagles can range in size from the South Nicobar Serpent-eagle, at 500 grams (1.1 pounds) and 40 cm (16 in), to the 6.7-kg Steller's Sea Eagle and the 100 cm (39 in) Philippine Eagle. More

Journal of Raptor Research Cover art: 2001 (1) Booted Eagle Luis M. Curesma Gallardo, 2001 (2) Ferruginous Hawk Hans Peeters, http://birds.cornell.edu/BOW/goleag/ Golden Eagle: Description: Golden Eagles are "booted eagles", their tarsi feathered almost to http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ConservationAndScience/EndangeredSpecies/SpImpEagle/default.cfm Endangered Species Science: Raptors - National Zoo| FONZ: We study the reproductive biology of raptors, such as: Imperial Eagles (highly http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Publications/ZooGoer/2002/6/raptorconserve. More

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Booted eagle in shallow water with wings outstretched Booted eagle in shallow water with wings outstretchedPrint factsheet Facts - Also known as: Booted hawk eagle Synonyms: Aquila pennatus French: Aigle Botté Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order More

Booted Eagle (Aquila pennata) Distribution / Range It breeds in southern Europe, North Africa and across Asia. It is migratory, wintering in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. This is a species of wooded, often hilly countryside with some open areas. It hunts small mammals, reptiles and birds. Breeding / Nesting This eagle lays 1-2 eggs in a tree or crag nest. More

As a rule the Booted Eagle is a winter visitor to India, and breeds farther north; but a nest was taken on a banyan tree by Mr. Theobald, in 1869, near Salem. The nest in Europe is, as usual, of sticks, with a lining of green leaves under the eggs, which are two in number, greenish white, with in general but few coloured markings. Blanford, W.T. 1895-98. The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Birds.- Vol. III-IV. More

Booted Eagle, Spain, May 2009, © Markus Jais Names - English: Booted Eagle Scientific: Aquila pennata, Hieraaetus pennatus German: Zwergadler Spanish: Águila calzada French: Aigle botté Taxanomy and Subspecies - The Booted Eagle was placed in the Genus Hieraaetus but is now placed in the Genus Aquila by many sources incl. . There are 3 recognised subspecies. Only A.p. pennata occurs in Europe. More

The Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus) is a large bird of prey. It is about 47 cm in length and has a wingspan of 120cm. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. It breeds in southern Europe, north Africa and across Asia. It is migratory and winters in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia. This eagle lays 1-2 eggs in a tree or crag nest. This is a species of wooded, often hilly, country with some open areas. More

latter breeding population of Booted Eagles is more probably a northward extension of the South African breeding population. Indeed this species, the commonest eagle in the w Cape Province with an estimated population of 702 prs (Pepler et al. 2000) was overlooked as a breeding species in South Africa before the mid 1970s (Brooke et al. 1980). Importantly it is now recognized as a genetically distinct subspecies (see Conservation below), significantly smaller than the Palearctic race (Yosef et al. 2000). More

The Booted Eagle shows dark and light morphs. The dark morph is the most common. Head and neck are pale brown streaked darker brown. Forehead is white. The upperparts are dark brown with paler uppertail feathers. The tail is pale ochre, with dark greyish-brown edges. The underparts are blackish-brown, except the greyish-brown tail. Tarsi are well feathered, often brown, sometimes paler. The Booted Eagle in dark morph is very similar to the Black Kite (Milvus migrans). More

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Booted Eagle - Definition = Booted Eagle Booted Eagle Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Accipitriformes Family: Accipitridae Genus: Hieraaetus Species: pennatus Binomial name More

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Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Hieraaetus
Species : pennatus
Authority : (Gmelin, 1788)
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