Verreaux’s eagle (Aquila verreauxii)
|French:||Aigle de Verreaux|
- Verreaux’s eagle is also known as the black eagle because of its striking black plumage.
- A specialised predator, Verreaux’s eagle feeds mainly on rock hyraxes.
- Verreaux’s eagle lays one or two eggs in a large nest made of sticks, although usually only one chick from each clutch will reach maturity.
Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).
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