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Greater spotted eagle over Kerkini lake, Greece - Clanga clanga  Accipitridae,Accipitriformes,Animal,Animalia,Aquila clanga,Aves,Bird,Bird of prey,Central Macedonia,Chordata,Clanga clanga,Europe,Geotagged,Greater Spotted Eagle,Greater spotted eagle,Greece,Lake Kerkini National Park,Nature,Wildlife,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Stunning find, Jivko! And very well captured. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy! High in the sky. I had to react in a couple of seconds. Not the best photo, but still acceptable. Posted 2 years ago
      1. I think it's a great photo. In these situations I often face a white sky issue, yours is beautiful. The bird itself is also well lit, showing a lot of detail. Posted 2 years ago

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The Greater Spotted Eagle , occasionally just called the spotted eagle, is a large bird of prey. Like all typical eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. The typical eagles are often united with the buteos , sea eagles and other more heaviset Accipitridae, but it appears as if they are less distinct from the more slender accipitrine hawks than believed.

Similar species: Falcons
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Mar 6, 2018. Captured Mar 4, 2018 12:10 in Unnamed Road, Sintiki 620 55, Greece.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO400
  • 520mm