Aquila rapax.

Aquila rapax.

Falco rapax Temm., Pl. Col., 76 livr., pi. 455 (1828).

Type-locality: Africa.

The typical form is very close to our Indian bird and many young specimens are indistinguishable. Adult birds generally have the head, shoulders and sometimes the greater part of the plumage more rusty or red-brown as against fulvous-brown in A, r. vindhiana.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.5 1928.
Title in Book: 
Aquila rapax.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1928
Page No: 
71
M_ID: 
2776
M_CN: 
Tawny Eagle
M_SN: 
Aquila rapax
Volume: 
Vol. 5
Term name: 
id: 
4354

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