- Aquila heliaca
72–84 cm (28¼-33 in)
- Dark brown
- White scapular
- Gold-cream nape
- Tail has grey base
- Brown becoming buff
- Dark flight feathers
Mainly open lowland areas with scattered trees or adjacent to patches of woodland, sometimes marshes.
They nest in trees; the nest is formed from branches, grass and feathers. The clutch consists of 2-3 eggs which is incubated for 45 days.
Their diet consists of susliks, hamsters, squirrels, rodents, foxes and birds.
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- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdLife International
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Eastern Imperial Eagle. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 27 January 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Eastern_Imperial_Eagle