Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

Indian Spotted Eagle Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Clanga hastata
Family : Accipitridae
Order : Accipitriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Villages
Description : The Indian Spotted Eagle is a medium, chocolate-brown raptor with long legs and broad wings (adult bird length approximately 64 cm; wing: 48 cm, tarsus 10.2 cm; tail 24 cm). The adult looks entirely blackish-brown. It feeds on rodents, frogs, lizards, fishes and birds.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Niranjan Sant, Rahul Prabhukhanolkar(www.xeno-canto.org/Niranjan Sant, Rahul Prabhukhanolkar), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.