Short-toed Snake Eagle

Circaetus gallicus - Circaète Jean-le-Blanc

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Circaetus

  • Species
    :

    gallicus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 70 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 166 à 188 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1200 à 2300 g
Longevity

17 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Short-toed Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Circaète Jean-le-Blanc,
  • Culebrera Europea,
  • Águia-cobreira,
  • Schlangenadler,
  • Kígyászölyv,
  • Slangenarend,
  • Biancone eurasiatico,
  • Ormörn,
  • Slangeørn,
  • hadiar krátkoprstý,
  • orlík krátkoprstý,
  • Slangeørn,
  • käärmekotka,
  • àguila marcenca,
  • Snákerna,
  • gadożer (zwyczajny),
  • čūskērglis,
  • kačar,
  • Змееяд,
  • Elang-ular jari-pendek,
  • チュウヒワシ,
  • 短趾雕,
  • เหยี่ยวนิ้วสั้น,
  • 短趾鵰,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

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