STEPPE EAGLE

(Aquila nipalensis)

Also considered a sub-species of Tawny Eagle 

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Roberts VI / VII 133 / 386
Clements 2000 30.2080
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-198(1)

 

A largish bird (about 75cm), a non breeding migrant to Southern Africa. It breeds in East Europe and migrates to Africa and Southern Asia. Its habitat is normally woodland and open savanna. Its staple diet is termites. There is no nesting in Southern Africa.

 

List of Stamps showing Steppe Eagle

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Venda 0072  0071 1983 20c