Species Aquila rapax (Temminck, 1828) (Tawny eagle)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Aves
  • --- order: Accipitriformes
  • ---- family: Accipitridae
  • ----- species: Aquila rapax
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 65-80 cm; variable colouration ranging from dark brown to allmost white; pale undeside
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Sinclair 1994: 76
Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lipkee/2833058186/sizes/o/
Date: 2008-08-29
Place: Masai Mara, Kenya
Creator: Lip Kee
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Comments: title 'Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax)'
Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: correctly identified (creamy white legs!) ?
Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: Tawny Eagle? or Brown Snake Eagle?

Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: correctly identified (creamy white legs!) ?
Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: correctly identified (creamy white legs!) ?
Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: correctly identified (creamy white legs!) ?

Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: correctly identified (creamy white legs!) ?
Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: Tawny Eagle? or Brown Snake Eagle?

Source: wikimedia
Date: 2009-03-18
Place: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Brian Ralphs
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution License
Comments: title 'Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax'
Date: 2009-03-30
Place: near Nossob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa/Botswana
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: correctly identified (creamy white legs!) ?

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