Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) is slightly smaller and shorter-tailed and the wings are shorter, particularly the hand. The head and neck protrude considerably in flight.
It usually sits upright showing a less elongated rear end. The bird has a larger bill and longer neck. The iris is typically yellowish. The gape line extends to the center of the eye and the nostril is oval-shaped.
It feeds on carrion small mammals, small to medium rodents, lizards and snakes.
The bird is commonly seen in the deserts of Rajasthan.