Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Black Eagle

Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis

Described by: Temminck (1822)
Alternate common name(s): Indian Black Eagle, Asian Black Eagle
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


India - Feb, 1993 © W. S. Clark  Nandi Hills, near Bangalore, Karnataka, India - Mar 3, 2007 © Rajneesh Suvarna  Biligirirangan Hills, Karnataka, India - Nov 22, 2005 © Yathin Krishnappa  Danum Valley, Sabah, Malaysia - Sep, 2005 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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Nepal to se. Asia; E. and w. India; Se. China and Taiwan; Greater Sundas;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) N. Pakistan, Nepal, n. and s. India (Himalayan foothills s. to w. and e. Ghats, Orissa, w. Bengal, Assam s. of the Brahmaputra River s. to Kanyakumari) and Sri Lanka.
(2) Sc. and se. China (Yunnan, Fujian), Burma s. through Indochina, Malay Peninsula, Greater Sundas, Sulawesi and Moluccas Is. (Halmahera, Ternate, Buru, Ceram), and possibly Banggai Is. and Sula Is. Isolated populations in Taiwan and neighboring mainland se. China.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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