Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/54463 Description:Animal characteristics:Head-Body Length: 76-84 cm
Identification:The pallas's fish eagle has a pale buff head, a dark tail with a white band, light brown plumage, and darker-colored wings.
Habitat:Lakes, rivers, marshes
Diet:Carnivore: fish, snakes, rats, crabs, carrion
Reproduction:Pallas's fish eagles nest from November to March, building them in large trees near water. After the female lays three eggs, she and her mate both incubate them and care for the hatchlings.
Behavior:Feeding is done by flying over water and grabbing prey with its talons. Fish eagles will also often steal from other birds.
Status:No special status
Scientific Classification:Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Falconiformes
Family:Accipitridae
Genus:Haliaeetus
Genus species:Haliaeetus leucoryphus
Geographic:Central Asia Date:1974-01 Subjects:hawk-like bird
raptor
Pallas's fish eagle
Haliaeetus
Accipitridae
Falconiformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Birds of prey
Predatory animals