Short-toed Snake Eagle

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Colouring Brown body, grey-white lower, yellow eye
Voice Short abrupt calls
Feeds on Snakes and lizards
Flight Direct, frequent glides and soars
Nesting Tree
Social Family Groups
Short-toed Snake Eagle
Short-toed Snake Eagle
Also Known As ..
Short-toed Eagle
Page Last Updated 5/3/2018 1:02:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Rare
Order Accipitriformes
Family Accipitridae
Species Circaetus gallicus
Category Birds of Prey
StdName Short-toed Eagle
Vital Statistics
Length 62 to 69 cms
Weight 1500 to 2500 gms
Wingspan 162 to 178 cms
Lifespan 1 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Short-toed Snake Eagle (Species=Circaetus gallicus / Standard Name=Short-toed Eagle)