Introduction: Booted eagles (Aquila pennatus) head for mountainous countryside with cliffs. These non-breeding migrants are found in a diversity of non-forested habitats. Often difficult to observe, they perch on trees or cliffs.
Distribution: Waterberg Plateau, Etosha National Park, Caprivi, Skeleton Coast and northern Namib Desert.
Diet: Eats mostly birds, but also lizards and rodents.
Description: Feathered legs, dark brown flight feathers, whitish underwing coverts, dark grey bill, brown eyes, yellow feet and white leggings.
Breeding: Only 2 rounded, dull white eggs are laid in either June or July and incubated for around 40 days.
Wingspan: 1.35m.Birds of Namibia Wildlife of Namibia
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