Black Eagle

Scientific Name: Ictinaetus malayensis
Common Name: Black Eagle

Identifying Features: yellow bill, yellow legs, black body

Fun Facts:

  • The black eagle eats mammals (including bats, squirrels and other small mammals), birds and eggs. It is a prolific nest-predator and is known for its slow flight just over the canopy.
  • They share the unique habit of carrying away an entire nest with nestlings to a feeding perch.


This image was clicked by Ajaya Kumar – via Flickr

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