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


Kenya - Jun 15, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Location unknown - Date unknown © Allen Chartier  Akagera National Park, Rwanda - Feb 28, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Akagera National Park, Rwanda - Feb 28, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek 
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Tropical 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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