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

Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca

Described by: Savigny (1809)
Alternate common name(s): Asian Imperical Eagle, Eastern Imperial Eagle
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Urim, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Urim, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Urim, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - 2004 © Kees Bakker  Petchaburi, Thailand - Feb 17, 2005 © Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua 
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E. Europe to c. Asia;
E. Europe in n. Greece, Slovakia, Hungary (Hortobagy National Park and Zemplen), Bulgaria, c. and s. Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey and Cyprus to n. Iran, Kazakhstan, sw. Siberia, Lake Baikal, c. Transbaicalia, Mongolia and w. China (w. Sinkiang). Permanent resident in Solvakia and Hungary.
Winters s. to s. Turkey, Iraq, Israel (Hula Nature Reserve), Jordan (plains between Irbid and Mafraq), Iran, Persian Gulf, n. and e. Africa, Kenya (Rift Valley, Mara GR), Egypt, Saudi Arabia (Mahazat as-Sayd Reserve), Pakistan, n. India, e. China (Mai Po Marshes and Long Valley, Hong Kong in the winter), Laos and Vietnam.


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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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