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Martial Eagle

Polemaetus bellicosus

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3 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

Thanks ForestDragon!

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 8 years ago

i also think it could be a martial eagle. a long shot is to compare it to the african hawk-eagle as well.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

I think this might be an adult Martial Eagle, Polemaetus bellicosus. The markings and the crest on the head are consistent:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martial_Eag...

AshleyT
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AshleyT

Maruleng Local Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 5, 2012
Submitted on Dec 12, 2012

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