Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus)
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Species: Terathopius ecaudatus — Bateleur
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Population in Wild
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Age at Fledging
Typical Life Expectancy
© 2015-2018 San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. CITES Status updated Aug 2018.
How to cite: Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus) Fact Sheet. c2015-2018. San Diego (CA): San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance; [accessed YYYY Mmm dd]. http://ielc.libguides.com/sdzg/factsheets/ bateleur
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We wish to thank Dr. Rick Watson and Beau Parks for providing expert content review of this fact sheet.
Dr. Watson studied Bateleur Eagles in South Africa in the 1980s and is among the first to systematically describe the reproduction, ecology, and population dynamics of the species. He has spearheaded research and conservation efforts for a variety of African and Malagasy raptors and currently serves as Vice-President and Director of International Programs for The Peregrine Fund.
Mr. Parks has extensive experience working with raptors and has spent 10 years working with birds under managed care in zoological facilities. He is currently a Senior Keeper with the San Diego Zoo Avian Prorogation Center.