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Banded Snake-Eagle

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Western Banded snake-Eagle Alternate name
Circaetus cinerascens Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
55 - 65 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest & shrubland, often near water. Range:- Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Democratic Rep. of Congo, , Equatorial Guinea, , Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat
1 Egg. Incubation, 35 to 55 days, mainly by female. Fledgeing 10 to 15 weeks. Clutch
Reptiles, mainly snakes, mammals, birds & large insects. Food  
3371 - TSN: 175499 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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  Afrikaans: Enkelbandslangarend
Czech: Orlík menší
Danish: Brun Slangeørn
German: Bandschlangenadler, Band-Schlangenadler
English: Banded Harrier Eagle, Banded Harrier-eagle, Banded Harrier-Eagler, Banded Snake Eagle, Banded Snake-Eagle, Smaller Banded Harrier-Eagle, Smaller Banded Snake Eagle, Smaller Banded Snake-eagle, Smaller Eagle, Western Banded Harrier-Eagle, Western Banded Snake Eagle, Western Banded Snake-eagle
Spanish: Águila Culebrera de Cola Blanca, Culebrera Coliblanca
Estonian: jõgi-madukotkas
Finnish: Jokikäärmekotka
French: Circaète cendré
Italian: Biancone cenerino, Biancone cenerino minore
Japanese: obichouhiwashi, obichuuhiwashi
Japanese: オビチュウヒワシ, オビチョウヒワシ
Latin: Circaetus cinerascens
Dutch: Kleine Grijze Slangenarend
Norwegian: Båndslangeørn
Polish: gadozer bialopregi, gadożer białopręgi
Portuguese: Águia-cobreira-de-cauda-branca
Russian: Окаймленный Змееяд, Полосатый змееяд
Slovak: hadiar popolavý
Swedish: Mindre bandad ormörn
Swahili: Tai Miraba Magharibi
Chinese: 小斑短趾雕


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