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short-toed snake eagle (Circaetus gallicus) latin dict size=106   common dict size=512
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short-toed snake eagle (Circaetus gallicus)

English: Wildlife and Plants of Israel
עברית: חיוואי בתצפית בגולן, Original Image Name:חיוויאי בתצפית, Notes:תמונות להבה 2015, Location:גולן
Date between 2013 and 2015
Source lehava kiryat shmona via the PikiWiki - Israel free image collection project
Author מאיר לוי

The short-toed snake eagle (Circaetus gallicus), also known as short-toed eagle, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards and harriers. The genus name Circaetus is from the Ancient Greek kirkos, a type of hawk, and aetos, "eagle". The specific gallicus means "of Gaul". Circaetus gallicus is an Old World species found throughout the Mediterranean basin, into Russia and the Middle East, and parts of Asia, mainly in the Indian Subcontinent and also further east in some Indonesian islands.
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Circaetinae
Genus: Circaetus
Species: Circaetus gallicus (Gmelin, 1788)
Synonyms: Falco gallicus

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Scientific Name: Circaetus gallicus (Gmelin, 1788)
Common Names: Short-toed Snake-eagle, Short-toed Eagle, Short-toed Snake Eagle
French: Circaète Jean-le-Blanc; German: Schlangenadler; Spanish: Culebrera europea
Taxonomy: Falco gallicus J. F. Gmelin, 1788, France.
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