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African Hawk-Eagle

Aquila spilogastra


The upper parts are blackish. Its underparts are white heavily streaked with black. The under-wing flight feathers are white with a black trailing edge. The under-wing coverts are mostly black with white spots.


It can be found in tropical Sub-Saharan Africa and it prefers wooded hills, building a stick nest about 3 feet (almost 1 meter) in diameter in the fork of a large tree.

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North-West, Botswana

Spotted on Dec 18, 2000
Submitted on Dec 18, 2011

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