Indian Spotted Eagle

Scientific Name: Aquila hastate
Common Name: Indian Spotted Eagle

Identifying Features: brown body, yellow legs, black claws, spotted breast

Fun Facts:

  • 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 Jayaramanvia Flickr.

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