Bonelli’s Eagle

Scientific Name: Hieraaetus fasciatus
Common Name: Bonelli's Eagle

Identifying Features: dark brown wings, white underparts, yellow feet, black claws, long feathered legs, long tail, white throat

Fun Facts:

  • The Bonelli’s eagle is a powerful predator, and has been described as rather “bold and rapacious”.
  • Bonelli’s eagles frequently occur in range with multiple other eagles and competing predators. While other birds of prey present some competition for Bonelli’s eagles, intraspecific conflicts are the most significant.


This image was clicked by Francesco Veronesivia Flickr.

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