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Variation: underside streaking can be very variable, from strongly streaked to almost clean white with dark flanks.
Africa south of Sahara:
 Aquila vs. Hieraaetus
Hieraaetus species are sometimes placed in a broader defined Aquila (e.g. Clements, 2005). Sibley & Monroe (1996) and Howard & Moore (2003) retain the placement in Hieraaetus, and the Opus awaits further clarification.
Edge of evergreen forest. Open savanna.
The diet includes rabbits, field mice and other rodents, and the eggs of other birds.
The nest is built high up in the tree canopy and 1 white egg is laid.
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