Tawny Eagle
Aquila rapax

– very large raptor, larger than Common Buzzard
– mainly subsahran African distribution, rare breeder in Southern WP
– mainly non-migratory, but dispersion of immatures


Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax, 3CY
BIF2506, 02/01/2015, Yabello, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax, 3CY
BIF2507, 02/01/2015, Yabello, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Steppe Eagle (v)
Greater Spotted Eagle (v)
Lesser Spotted Eagle (v)
Pallas’s Fish Eagle (v)
Eastern Imperial Eagle (v)
Bonelli’s Eagle (JUV) (v)

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