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Spotted Eagle
Spotted eagle.
Aquila nævia, J. F. Gmelin.
Drawn from a living specimen captured near Colchester,
Oct. 29th 1891.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library, the Internet Archive

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The greater spotted eagle (Clanga clanga) is a migratory bird of prey that lives in forests and near wet areas such as swamps and marshes. It breeds from eastern Europe eastward to Russia and as far as China. It feeds mostly on small mammals.

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