Oct 6, 2011

Latvia FDC on "Snake Eagle"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


Snake Eagle

Date of Issue : 23 September 2011

The Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) is a bird of prey mainly found in Latvia in the eastern part of the country. Snake eagles nest in forests alternating with open plains, in Latvia - in forests at high marshes. The bird's prey is mostly snakes, but also some lizards, amphibians, birds and mammals. The Snake Eagle calls out more
frequently than many other diurnal birds; it has a whistle-like call.

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