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Crested Serpent Eagle

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Spilornis cheela
Nepali Name: काकाकुल (Kakakul)

Crested Serpent Eagle Nepal
Crested Serpent Eagle. Bardiya National Park, Bardiya, Nepal. 315 meters / 1,033 feet. 21 August, 2022. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Notes:

  1. As its name suggests it is specialized reptile hunter, feeding on well snakes and lizards.
  2. Calls incessantly

Bonelli’s Eagle

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Aquila fasciata
Nepali Name: मोरङ्गी चील (Morangi Cheel)

Notes:
1. Observed hunting from a perch during the current visit but does hunt on the wing.

Golden Eagle

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Aquila chrysaetos
Nepali Name: सुपर्ण महाचील Suparna Mahacheel

Notes:
1. One of the most ferocious and boldest of the hunters.

Steppe Eagle

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Nepali Name: गोमायु महाचील (Gomayu Mahacheel)