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Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 544 mm
Exposure 1/800, f/16.0, ISO 800 
Image size 400 x 600 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Accipitriformes   Family  Accipitridae

Deutsch  Steinadler Dutch  Steenarend
Italian  Aquila reale Spanish  Aguila Real


Note long tail (about same length as wing width), wings narrower at their base and golden nape-shawl. Captures a variety of preys, including marmots, hares, rabbits, foxes and young ungulates as well as carrion if food is scarce. Has even been used in falconry to kill gray wolves.

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Golden Eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Aigle royal

Jean-Michel PAULUS