Westerberg, S. S, Bowey, K & Shiriahi, H / August 1994 – vol. 87, issue 8, pp 396–401 Separation of Tawny Eagle from Steppe Eagle in Israel Tawny Eagle. Aquila rapax generally looks smaller and rather puny (and also, when perched, less elongated/horizontal) compared with Steppe Eagle A. nipalensis. Diagnostically, the North African race A. r. belisarius differs in all plumages from Steppe in being smaller, in having die creamy-white of the uppertail-coverts extending well ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.