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


Philippines - Mar, 2007 © Mark Harper  Malaysia - Aug, 2005 © Cheong Weng Chun  India - Dec, 1991 © W. S. Clark 
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Sw. India, Sri Lanka; Se. Asia, Philippines, Greater Sundas and Lesser Sundas;
Fragmented population;
(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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