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Old Sunday 28th August 2016, 04:16   #1
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Which of raptors?

It's one of raptors which I've seen by last weekend in Qom ( Iran ), It's juvenile.
What do you think about its species? Can the Imperial Eagle have any chance?

Place: 34.738213, 50.917914 / Qom - Iran
Time: 25 Agust 2016
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Old Sunday 28th August 2016, 06:47   #2
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Old Sunday 28th August 2016, 07:27   #3
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Why not Steppe or Tawny?
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Why not Steppe or Tawny?
Steppe would have bolder barring on greyish background, Tawny less barring and lesser defined terminal bar
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Old Sunday 28th August 2016, 11:41   #6
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Steppe would have bolder barring on greyish background, Tawny less barring and lesser defined terminal bar
Hi tom,it is in line with your description, looks good for an adult Steppe Eagle
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Imho Steppe Eagle shows bold barring of same size as light space in between barring all over the flight feather, not getting broader and merging at base
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Old Sunday 28th August 2016, 18:06   #8
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One more photo of Eagle

Thank you all for conversation, Here is another photo of this eagle.

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