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The Booted Eagle is a medium-sized bird of prey. It is about 50 cm in length and has a wingspan of 120 cm. It breeds in southern Europe, North Africa and across Asia. It is migratory, wintering in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. This eagle lays 1-2 eggs in a tree or crag nest. Booted Eagle showing the 'Landing Lights' white markings on the wings/shoulders. An aid to identify this raptor.It hunts small mammals, reptiles and birds up to 5 times its own weight.

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Booted Hawk-Eagle in flight @ Near Datta Mandir, Kurul, Alibag, Maharashtra
Booted Hawk-Eagle in flight @ Near Datta Mandir, Kurul, Alibag, Maharashtra