Short-toed Snake-eagle

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Short-toed Snake-eagle – Circaetus gallicus – is a medium-large eagle of the Family Accipitridae, Order Accipitriformes and Type – diurnal-raptor. 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 –
diurnal-raptor – nests in trees,
Habitat summer
– plains, scrub, foothills,
Habitat winter
– the Sahel

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

Species - Circaetus gallicus
Short-toed Snake-eagle - Species - ebird.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

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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