Scientific Name: Aquila hastate Common Name: Indian Spotted Eagle
Identifying Features: brown body, yellow legs, black claws, spotted breast
- This species can often be approached quite closely for a large raptor.
- Unlike the greater spotted eagle, which is a winter visitor to Indian wetlands, this species does not show any special affinity for wetland habitats.
This image was clicked by Ganesh Jayaraman – via Flickr.
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