short-toed eagle

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Noun1.short-toed eagle - any of numerous large Old World hawks intermediate in some respects between typical hawks and typical eaglesshort-toed eagle - any of numerous large Old World hawks intermediate in some respects between typical hawks and typical eagles
hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
Circaetus, genus Circaetus - harrier eagles
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What makes the region unique is the existence of rare species of birds, such as the griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus), the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), the royal or golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), the short-toed snake eagle (Circaetus gallicus), the long-legged buzzard (Buteo rufinus), diverse species of falcon (Falco peregrinus, Falco naumanni), etc.
The short-toed snake eagle would usually feast on smaller reptiles but decided to go large for a change.