Javan Hawk Eagle (Spizaetus Bartelsi)
An Indonesian endemic, the Javan Hawk-Eagle occurs in humid tropical forests of Java. The Javan Hawk-Eagle is the national bird of Indonesia, where it is commonly referred to as Garuda, from the bird-like creatures in Hindu and Buddhist myths. The scientific name commemorates Hans Bartels. It is one of the rarest raptors. Due to ongoing habitat loss, small population size, limited range and hunting in some areas, it is evaluated as Endangered species. In May 2011, there were only…
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I've been to Pilsen ZOO again (well, almost whole year since last visit). I forgot full name of this eagle, but I think it doesn't matter. He's neighbou... Real Predator
Typical golden eagle prey consists of hare-sized animals, Todd said. They can kill animals as large as a fox or a fawn. They also eat a lot of smaller birds. They have no natural predators of their own.