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Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus   - Unfledged juvenile
Short-toed Snake Eagle
Photographer : © Tobias Stenzel
Location :Little Gobi SPA, Galbyn Gov, Chan-Bogd Sum, Ömnögov Aimag, Mongolia
Date : 15 July 2004
English synonyms:Short-toed Snake-Eagle, Short-toed Eagle, Short-toed Harrier Eagle, European Snake Buzzard, European Snake-Eagle, Serpent Eagle, Snake Buzzard, Turkestan Snake Buzzard, Lesser Sundas Short-toed Snake-eagle (sacerdotis)
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The second breeding record of this species for Mongolia; a relatively small nest in an elm-tree Ulmus pumila - TS