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BIRDS OF PREY     >     EAGLES
BALD EAGLE.
Scientific Name : Haliaeetus Leucocephalus.
Distribution : North America.
Habitat : Coasts, Lakes and Rivers.
Food : Fish (both live and dead).
Wingspan : 180 - 210cm.


Bald Eagle
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GOLDEN EAGLE.
Scientific Name : Aquila chrysaetos.
Distribution : Northern Hemisphere.
Habitat : Open mountainous areas.
Food : Mainly mammals.
Wingspan : 180 - 230cm.
Golden Eagle
AFRICAN FISH EAGLE.
Scientific Name : Haliaeetus Vocifer.
Distribution : Sub-Saharan Africa.
Habitat : Coasts, Lakes and Rivers.
Food : Fish (both live and dead).
Wingspan : 175 - 210cm.


African Fish Eagle
WHITE TAILED SEA EAGLE.
Scientific Name : Haliaeetus Albicilla.
Distribution : Northern Europe.
Habitat : Coasts, Lakes and Rivers.
Food : Fish (both live and dead).
Wingspan : 190 - 230cm.


White Tailed Sea Eagle
STEPPE EAGLE.
Scientific Name : Aquila Nipalensis.
Distribution : Russian Steppes, Central Asia.
Habitat : Steppes, desert and semi-desert, grasslands.
Food : Small mammals, birds and reptiles.
Wingspan : 165 - 200cm.
Steppe Eagle
TAWNY EAGLE.
Scientific Name : Aquila Rapax.
Distribution : Sub-Saharan Africa and India.
Habitat : Lowlands and Uplands from woodland and savannah, semi-desert, open plains with trees. Also will scavenge from human activity, i.e. rubbish dumps, slaughterhouses.
Food : Wide range of birds and mammals. Also will frequently scavenge.
Wingspan : 160 - 185cm.


Tawny Eagle
BATELEUR EAGLE.
Scientific Name : Terathopius Ecaudatus.
Distribution : Sub-Saharan Africa.
Habitat : Grassland, savannah, thornbush.
Food : Very varied. Mammals, birds, reptiles. Also snakes, but unlike typical snake eagles does not specialise. Will also scavenge.
Wingspan : 168 - 223cm.


Bateleur Eagle
BLACK CHESTED BUZZARD EAGLE.
Scientific Name : Geranoaetus Melanoleucus.
Distribution : South America.
Habitat : Mountainous or hilly terrain.
Food : Mammals such as rabbits. Also some birds, snakes, carrion.
Wingspan : 160 - 180cm.


Black Chested Buzzard Eagle

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