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Himalayan Golden Eagle

Aquila chrysaetos daphanea (Severtzov, 1888)

Центральноазиатский беркут | Орта Азия бүркітi
adult

2013-11-10
Ecopost. Ile Alatau National Park.
© Askar Isabekov

Description

General colour is dark as in kamtschatica; upper parts are blackish. Forehead and crown are dark, crown is with blackish cap. The long feathers of nape and top-neck are slightly shorter than in chrysaetos and similar to homeyeri; its colour is rich brown-red. Male wing length 600-680 (640), female 660-720 (705) mm.

Distribution

Breeds in Tien Shan, Dzhungarskiy Alatau and Tarbagatay ridges.

References

Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.

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relative taxons

Aquila chrysaetos
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Aquila chrysaetos chrysaetos
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Aquila chrysaetos kamtschatica
(Severtzov, 1888)
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Aquila chrysaetos homeyeri
(Severtzov, 1888)
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