Booted Eagle (Aquila pennata)

Of the two morphs we have here, the light is by far the most common and dark morphs can throw one when id-ing a far away bird. Booted Eagles are surprisingly small for such an aggressive Eagle, with a wingspan similar to that of a Common Buzzard. Although migratory there are always a few individuals that over-winter in Portugal. When stooping for prey or displaying for a mate, folds wings and fairly motors!

Birding in Portugal

Quinta do Barranco da Estrada
7665-880 Santa Clara a Velha
Portugal

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