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Eddie is a male African tawny eagle (the Indian tawny eagle is a lot lighter and smaller) and he's a little camera shy




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He looks pretty big by the looks of him!


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He isn't actually that big. He's one of the smaller eagles for sure. He's a ton smaller than a bald or golden eagle, but bigger than the blue Chilean and bigger than the bateleur for sure!

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Oops! Bald eagles are REALLY big, their wingspan can reach 6 feet!!!


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I think Ellie has to be bigger than 6 foot! She is ENORMOUS!

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Her length of her body or wingspan? I just read on my Birds of Minnesota Field Guide, the bald eagle gets to be 37 inches long and have a 7 foot wingspan!


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I'd say the 7 foot for sure, 'cause Pickles the female bateleur eagle is getting on 6 foot for sure. And she's a lot smaller! Baldies are also very very bulky though. In the same way a conure maybe the same length as a grey for example, but the grey is bulky

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Wait, do you mean the wingspan is 7 feet? If not, WOW!!!!


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No no, the wingspan is 7 foot, not the actual bird. The bird looks about 3+ foot tall though

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Yeah that makes sense!


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