Bonelli’s Eagle (Aquila fasciata)



Taxidermy mount of a Bonelli’s Eagle (Aquila fasciata) these birds are classes as a small to medium – sized eagle at 55–65 cm in length.
The Bonelli’s Eagle prefers wooded and hilly terrain intersperced with some open areas.
The upperparts are dark brown, and the underside is white with dark streaks. The wings are relatively short and rounded. The long tail is grey on top and white below and has a single broad black terminal band.

This bird was a captive fatality and ring is still on the leg.

Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Aquila
Species:Aquila fasciata