Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Rufous-bellied Eagle
Rufous-bellied Eagle Aquila kienerii
Described by: Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1835)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut-bellied Hawk-Eagle, Rufous-bellied Hawk-Eagle
Old scientific name(s): Hieraaetus kienerii
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RangeSw. India, Sri Lanka; Se. Asia, Philippines, Greater Sundas and Lesser Sundas;
(1) S. Himalayas in Nepal and Sikkim to ne. India (Assam and Manipur). Sw. India (w. Ghats from c. Goa and n. Mysore s. to Kerala) and Sri Lanka.
(2) S. Burma, nw. and sw. Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, s. Vietnam, se. China (Hainan Is.), Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo, Sumbawa where may only be a migrant, Sulawesi, n. and c. Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Marinduque, Tablas, Sibuyan, Samar, Palawan, Panay and Negros).
Recorded from Flores, Lesser Sundas and Ternate, n. Moluccas.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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