WESTERN BANDED SNAKE EAGLE

(Circaetus cinerascens)

Also known as Banded Snake Eagle, Smaller Banded Snake Eagle

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Roberts VI / VII 145 / 363
Clements 2000 30.0640
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-61

 

 
A medium bird (55 cm to 60 cm) found in tropical Africa from Senegal to Botswana. In southern Africa it is a locally common resident of the Okavango, Chobe and Zambezi river systems. It is a solitary bird, swooping down from its perch in a tree on to its prey (usually snakes).

 

List of Stamps showing
Western Banded Snake Eagle

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