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Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca   - Juvenile
Eastern Imperial Eagle
Photographer : © Neil Fifer
Location :Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hong Kong, China
Date : 12 December 2006
English synonyms:Imperial Eagle, Asian Imperial Eagle
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Note how well camouflaged the Imperial Eagle is among the reeds. He was trying to eat a Pied Avocet Avosetta recurvirostra for lunch but was being harassed by the two juvenile Greater Spotted Eagles Aquila clanga.