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

Changeable Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus cirrhatus

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Crested Hawk-Eagle
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Yala National Park, Sri Lanka - Apr 28, 2002 © Dave Behrens  Nepal - 2000 © Kees Bakker  Bandipur National Park, Bandipur, Karnataka, India - Jan 20, 2005 © Sudhir Shivaram 
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Indian subcontinent; C. Himalayas to se. Asia; Greater Sundas; S. Philippines;
Two mainland populations and fragmented island populations;
(1) India s. of Rajastan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihr and Orissa and the Gangetic Plain.
(2) Sri Lanka.
(3) N. India from Garhwal to Assam and Nepal through Burma and Thailand, Cambodia and s. Vietnam to the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra including Mentawai Is., Riau Archipelago, Bangka, and Belitung, Java, Bali, Borneo and the w. and sw. Philippines (Lubang, Calamian Is., Palawan, Mindoro and Mindanao).
(4) Andaman Is.
(5) Simalur Is.


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


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