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Black-chested Snake Eagle

Circaetus pectoralis


Owl-like head, large, yellow eyes and bare, unfeathered legs; upperparts, head and breast are blackish-brown, with a white belly. Sexes are alike. Photo taken at Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania


Bushed and wooded grassland


Can be mistaken for Martial Eagle (they have spotted belly, feathered leg and is much larger.

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Karan Raghwa
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Karan Raghwa

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Jan 9, 2018
Submitted on Aug 5, 2019

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