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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Sagittarius serpentarius Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Sagittariidae Family
140 cm (Wingspan 190 - 210 cm.) Length
Tropical grassland & savanna. Range follow link. Habitat
Altitude
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2 - 3 Pale green eggs, incubated mainly by the female for 48 days. Fledging in 70 -80 days.. Clutch
Snakes, lizards, birds, mammals, birds eggs, large insects & carrion. Food  
Monogamous. It kills with its feet or bill. Habits
3545 - TSN: 175692 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Sekretarisvoel, Sekretarisvoël
Bulgarian: Птица секретар
Czech: Hadilov písar, hadilov písař
Danish: Sekretærfugl
German: Sekretär
English: Secretary Bird, Secretarybird, Secretary-bird, Sekretary bird
Spanish: Secretario
Estonian: kurgkotkas (sekretärlind)
Finnish: Sihteeri
French: Messager sagittaire, Messager serpentaire, Secrétaire, Serpentaire
Irish: Peannaire
Italian: Segretario, Serpentario
Japanese: hebikuiwashi
Japanese: ヘビクイワシ
Kwangali: Mukongo
Latin: Sagittarius serpentarius, Sagittarius serpentarius gambiensis
Lithuanian: Sekretorius
Dutch: Secretarisvogel
Norwegian: Sekretærfugl
Sotho, Northern: Thlame
Polish: sekretarz
Portuguese: Secretário
Russian: Птица-секретарь, Секретарь
Slovak: hadožrút nohatý
Shona: Hungwe
Siswant: Dvoye
Sotho, Southern: Koto-li-peli
Swedish: Sekreterarfågel
Swahili: Karani Tamba
Tswana: Tlhamê
Turkish: Katip Kuşu
Tsonga: Mampfana
Xhosa: Ingxangxosi
Chinese: 鹭鹰
Zulu: iNtungunono

Range:-

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, te d'Ivoire, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia,

South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Pilanesberg, Western Cape,

Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

Sub-species

Sagittarius serpentarius

Sagittarius serpentarius gambiensis

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