Monday, 1 December 2014

Order - Accipitriformes
Family - Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)
Short-toed Snake-eagle
Circaetus gallicus
短趾雕
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    Size : 62–70 cm; Wingspan 166–188 cm
             Male 1200–2000 g, Female 1300–2300 g

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (J. F. Gmelin, 1788, France)
    – NW Africa and SW Europe N to Gulf of Finland and E to L Balkhash, NW China
    and NW & N Mongolia and, in S, to Asia Minor, Levant countries, S Caucasus and
    W & N Iran; Indian Subcontinent; Lesser Sundas (from Lombok to Timor).
    W populations winter in Sahel zone of Africa; E populations winter S & SE Asia,
    some S to Greater Sundas.

Date : 30 November 2014
Location : Chuping Sugarcane Plantation, Perlis

Date : 30 November 2014
Location : Chuping Sugarcane Plantation, Perlis

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