Aquila rapax (subs- vindhiana)
Sexes alike, female slightly larger. Variable plumage; adults usually dark brown, with faint pale barrings on short rounded tail; holds tail straight and level with body when in flight; lacks dull white rump of most Spotted Eagles. Difficult to distinguish; solitary or several scattered; sits on ground for long periods eating
carrion or offal; lazy, low flight.
Open country, vicinities of villages, towns and cultivation.
Sporadically over parts of the country; nipalensis is a winter visitor.
Loud crackling notes; high pitched call.