Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Booted Eagle
Booted Eagle Aquila pennatus
Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Hieraaetus pennatus, Hieraaetus pennatus, Hieraaetus dubius, Aquila pennata
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RangeSw. Europe and nw. Africa to e. Europe and Asia Minor in the Caucasus Mountains s. to n. India and e. to c. Asia in Mongolia and Lake Baikal; S. Africa;
Portugal (Montados in the Baira Baixa region), Spain, Balearic Is., France and nw. Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia) e. through s. Czechoslovakia, Romania, the Balkans, Greece, Turkey, s. Russia from the area of Moscow s. in the Ukraine to Transcaucasus, n. Iran, Transcaspia, Turkestan and n. Afghanistan to sw. Siberia from the Altai Mountains e. to Transbaicalia, w. Mongolia (Lake Baikal), w. China (w. Sinkiang), s. Tibet, n. Pakistan and nw. India. Recorded during the summer in Manchuria (Heilungkiang, Kirin and Liaoning). S. South Africa (Cape Province), Namibia and perhaps Botswana.
Migrants at Hortobagy National Park and Zemplen, Hungary and crossing into Africa at Gibraltar and Suez.
Winters throughout Africa to South Africa and on the Indian Subcontinent and Burma. S. African population winters n. into nw. Cape Province and Namibia.
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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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