Booted Eagle

Scientific Name: Hieraaetus pennatus
Common Name: Booted Eagle

Identifying Features: brown upper parts, white breast, yellow feet, black claws

Fun Facts:

  • This is a species of wooded, often hilly countryside with some open areas, it breeds in rocky, broken terrain but migrants will use almost any type of habitat other than dense forest.
  • The female incubates the egg for around 45 days and is fed by the male, after hatching she guards the nest and the young while the male provides all the food.


This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.

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