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Aguila imperial iberica, Spanish imperial eagle

Aquila adalberti


It´s de most protect birds in the Iberian peninsula.


It live in general in a mediterranean forest but also you can watch in other forests with many rabbits because is the 90% of your food.


This photo was taking a day when I was trying watch the Spanish Linx in Sierra morena in Andalucia (Spain). This zone is impressive. I recommend you visit this place.

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Adalbert's Eagle
Aquila adalberti Spanish Imperial Eagle

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nooooo maryevans2, isn´t a great picture but it´s a great bird. jejejeje

MaryEvans2 9 years ago

Beautiful in flight photo.

SanjaySaklani 9 years ago

The Spanish imperial eagle is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List 2006

yes is a vulture, they were flying in a thermal power, also It were flying with them a black vulture

arlanda 9 years ago

The one at the left is a griffon vulture, Gyps fulvus (buitre leonado), isnt'it?
Nice pic!

KarenL 9 years ago


Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Another great place to visit, Alvaro. We went also to "see" the Spanish Linx (we knew it was very difficult ) and we saw this majestic eagle.
We took a picture in Monfragüe of a fight between a Spanish Imperial Eagle and a Black Vulture, we know it is not a good picture, but the moment was stunning.

Andújar, Andalucía, Spain

Spotted on Dec 27, 2011
Submitted on Feb 6, 2012

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