Eastern Imperial Eagle

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Eastern Imperial Eagle – Aquila heliaca – is a large species of Raptor of the Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes and is of Type – diurnal-raptor. It has an historically huge summer migrant range extending from SE Europe to E Asia, but is now greatly reduced in numbers, see Redlist Status below. These summer migrants have dispersed wintering areas from Eastern Africa, Central Arabia to SW Iran, N India and the Far East. There are also some smaller resident populations across Turkey and N Iran.

Type – diurnal-raptornests in prominent large trees
Habitat Summer – open country with small copses, forested hills,
Habitat Winter – near wetlands

Order..: Accipitriformes
Family.: Accipitridae
Genus..: Aquila

Species: Aquila heliaca
Eastern Imperial Eagle - Species - ebird.org 
Eastern Imperial Eagle - Species Fact Sheet - birdlife.org
Eastern Imperial Eagle - Species Sheet - wikipedia.org
Eastern Imperial Eagle - Species Sheet - eagledirectory.org
Eastern Imperial Eagle - Range & Calls - xeno-canto.org
Eastern Imperial Eagle - Sightings - ebird.org

Additional Material…
Eastern Imperial Eagle – Images – google.ae
Eastern Imperial Eagle – Video – youtube.com
Eastern Imperial Eagle – Redlist status – iucnredlist.org

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