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Black-chested Snake Eagle

Circaetus pectoralis

Description:

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

Habitat:

Bushed and wooded grassland

Notes:

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

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Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Arusha, Tanzania

Lat: -3.16, Long: 35.64

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

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