Short-toed Snake Eagle

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Short-toed Snake Eagle(Circaetus gallicus), is a medium-large eagle of the Family Accipitridae. It is a summer migrant across Eurasia from Portugal to eastern Kazakhstan, with the notable exception of Central Europe. It is also a summer visitor to the Maghreb, the Levant, and the northern Middle East. The wintering area is the Sahel. There is a separate resident population across the Indian sub-continent.

Type… Raptor
Habitat summer – plains, scrub, foothills, nests in trees
Habitat winter – the Sahel

Order..: Acciptriformes
Family.: Accipitridae
Genus..: Circaetus

Species: Circaetus gallicus
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Speces Fact File – arkive.org
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Species Fact Sheet – birdlife.org
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Species Sheet – wikipedia.org
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Species Sheet – eagledirectory.org
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Range & Calls – xeno-canto.org
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Sightings – ebird.org

Additional Material…
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Images – google.ae
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Ecology – rufford.org
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Habitat – onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Video – youtube.com
Short-toed Snake Eagle – Redlist status – iucnredlist.org/

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