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

Ayres' Hawk-Eagle Aquila ayresii

Described by: Gurney (1862)
Alternate common name(s): Ayres's Hawk-Eagle
Old scientific name(s): Hieraaetus dubius, Hieraaetus ayresii


Mabira Forest, Uganda - Jan, 2006 © Tom Tarrant  Mabira Forest, Uganda - Jan, 2006 © Tom Tarrant  Kenya - Aug, 2002 © W. S. Clark 
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Tropical w. and c. Africa; Ethiopia;
Two populations;
Sierra Leone (Freetown), Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, se. Chad, n. Zaire, Uganda, Ethiopia, s. Somalia, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania s. to c. Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, ne. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe and ne. South Africa (Transvaal and Natal).


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


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