Lesser Spotted Eagle
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|(Aquila pomarina) is native to Europe, Asia and Africa. Nests in central and southeastern Europe and northern India. TRAVEL: The European migrate across the Middle East, southeast to winter in Africa. HABITAT: It is seen in the margins of forests, grassy fields, farmland. NESTING: The solitary nesting pairs. The nest is built among the branches of trees. You may use the same nest for several years, which consists of a platform made of branches, leaves aggregated inside him. The usual clutch is two eggs, but may be one to three. Incubation takes 36 to 41 days. The chicks leave the nest 50 to 60 days, the parents continue to feed for about three or four weeks. FOOD: Feeds on small mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. He also caught invertebrates. DESCRIPTION: length is 56 to 66 cm. The wings have a wingspan of 135 to 159 cm. Males weigh 1.0 to 1.4 kg, females 1.3 to 2.1 kg.|
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Very nice portrait of this Lesser Spotted Eagle, fantastic pose with this beautiful highlighted eye and very good details sharpness, great back lighting, very well taken and well presented,
Thanks for sharing and have have a nice Sunday,
Interesante especie que no conocía.
Saludos Francisco: J. Ignasi.