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Indian Spotted Eagle Stock Photo 150414728Animal Themes,Animals In The Wild,Bird,Bird of Prey,Colour Image,Day,Eagle,Focus On Foreground,India,Indian Spotted Eagle,Looking,Mouth,No People,One Animal,Outdoors,Perching,Photography,Tripura,Vertical,Wildlife,Woodland,aquila hastataPhotographer Partha PalCollection: Stockbyte Partha PalThe Indian Spotted Eagle (Aquila hastata) is a large South Asian bird of prey. Like all typical eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. The Indian Spotted Eagle is native in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Nepal, where it prefers subtropical and tropical dry forests to plantations and arable land. The Indian Spotted Eagle is about 60 cm in length and has a wingspan of 150 cm. It is broad-headed, with the widest mouth of all spotted eagles. This species has a lighter coloration overall compared to its relatives, with a darker iris that makes the eyes appear darker than the plumage (rather than the other way around as in the northern spotted eagles).