Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: African Hawk-Eagle

African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster

Described by: Bonaparte (1850)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Hieraaetus spilogaster


Kruger National Park, South Africa - 2003 © Kees Bakker  South Africa - Jul 19, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Etosha National Park, Namibia - Jul, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer  South Africa - Aug, 2001 © W. S. Clark  Serengeti National Park, Tanzania - Mar 10, 2001 © Jim Wilson 
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Tropical Africa s. of the Sahara;
Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkino Faso, Nigeria, Cameroon and the Central African Republic. C. Angola e. through Zaire to c. and s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia s. in open country in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, sc. Namibia, s. Botswana, Zimbabwe (Hwange National Park) to s. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal, Swaziland and n. 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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