Greater Spotted Eagle

GREATER SPOTTED EAGLE
Greater spotted eagle generally called spotted eagle. It belongs to Accipitridae family. Its a large bird of prey. its head and wings coverts are very dark brown.The eagle is 59 cm to 71 cm long and its wingspan is 157cm to 179 cm . its weight is aprox. 1.5kg to 2.5kg. It breeds in northern Europe and across Asia. Eagle hunts small mammals and similar. 
In india its found in middle range of india. In my state it generally found in LRK (little Rann of kutch ) Thol sanctuary, Rann Of kutch etc. where it can hunt easily small mammals.


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