THE EAGLE AND THE SNAKES

50 minutes, full HD

The film has been awarded in Menigoute film festival. It describes the entire life cycle of the Short toed Eagle or Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) filmed by Francesco Petretti in different locations in Central Italy, e.g. Maremma and Tolfa Hills.

The amazing migratory habits, the courtship, the  parental care, the  hunting strategies are part of the film with deals with the life of the snakes  too, describing how colubrids  and vipers try to avoid the impressive hunting pressure of the eagles.