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

Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis

Described by: Hodgson (1833)
Alternate common name(s): Western Steppe-Eagle, Eastern Steppe-Eagle
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Feb, 2003 © Dave Behrens  Zoo de La Flèche, La Flèche, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France - Aug 21, 2002 © Alain Fossé  Oman - Nov, 1999 © W. S. Clark  Kenya - Jul, 2000 © W. S. Clark 
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Ex. e. Europe and c. Asia;
(1) Romania to sw. and sc. Russia (Ukraine e. to upper Irtysh River s. to Caucasus and e. to the Caspian Sea and Aral Sea), e. Kazakhstan and Kirghiz steppes, Lake Balkhash and perhaps to the Tien Shan and Altai Mountains.
Winters to the sw. in the Near East (Bab al Mandab, Suez, Israel) and Middle East, Arabia and e. and s. East Africa (n. and e. Kenya, Rift Valley and Mara Game Reserve).
(2) Ce. Russia (Altai Mountains), sw. Siberia (sw. Transbaicalia), w. Mongolia, Manchuria, w. China (Sinkiang) and Tibet.
Winters s. from s. Russia and Afghanistan.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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