Bateleur
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Order Accipitriformes

Family Accipitridae

Genus Terathopius

Scientific Name

Terathopius ecaudatus

Thumbnail Description

It is thought to produce a wide variety of barks and screams

Size & Weight

  • BODY-LENGTH: 55 to 70 cm (22 to 28 in)
  • WEIGHT: 2 to 2.6 kg (4 lb 7 oz to 5 lb 12 oz)
  • WINGSPAN: 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
  • WING CHORD: 51 cm (20 in)

Habitat

Open savanna country, woodland (thornveld)

Range

Sub-Saharan Africa, southwest Arabia

Diet

Birds, pigeons, sandgrouse, small mammals, carrion

Number of Eggs

Unknown

Eggs Size

Unknown

Breeding Season

December – March

Incubation Period

42 – 43 days

Nestling Period

Unknown

Fledging Period

90 – 125 days

Gestation Period

Unknown

Weaning Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

10,000 to 100,000

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Territory

250 square miles (650 km2)

Group Size

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Diurnal

Conservation Status

Near Threatened

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