Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Long-crested Eagle
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
Described by: Daudin (1800)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Spizaetur occipitalis
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RangeTropical Africa s. of the Sahara to se South Africa;
Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, s. Niger, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, s. Chad, c. and s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia and Zaire s. to s. Angola, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, ne. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa (Transvaal, Natal, Swaziland and e. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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