Tawny Eagle

Aquila rapax - Aigle ravisseur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Aquila

  • Species
    :

    rapax

Descriptor

Temminck, 1828

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 75 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 159 à 183 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1700 à 3050 g
Longevity

45 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Aquila rapax vindhiana (Pakistan, India, Nepal)
  • Aquila rapax belisarius (Morocco and Algeria, s Mauritania to Ethiopia and sw Arabia south to DRCongo, Uganda and Kenya)
  • Aquila rapax rapax (s Kenya and DRCongo to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Aigle ravisseur,
  • Aguila Rapaz,
  • Águia-fulva,
  • Raubadler,
  • Pusztai sas,
  • Savannearend,
  • Aquila rapace,
  • Savannörn,
  • Savanneørn,
  • orol bronzový,
  • orel okrový,
  • Rovørn,
  • savannikotka,
  • Roofarend,
  • àguila rapaç,
  • Hræörn,
  • orzeł sawannowy,
  • savannu ērglis,
  • roparski orel,
  • Степной орёл,
  • ソウゲンワシ サメイロイヌワシ,
  • 茶色雕,
  • 草原鵰,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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