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Akkamalai forest gate, Valparai
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Accipitriformes > Accipitridae

Long-crested Eagle

Lophaetus occipitalis

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Large, chunky, blackish eagle with a towering, floppy crest. In flight, the wing shows much below and less above. Found in woodland, plantations, and open forest. Perches for long periods, and only occasionally soars. Call is a long, powerful “kweeeeya.” Separated from Verreaux’s Eagle by different shape: more compact, with a shorter tail and broader, squared-off wings.

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