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

Crowned Hawk-Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Crowned Eagle, African Crowned Eagle
Old scientific name(s): Spizaetus coronatus


Royal Mile, Uganda - Dec, 2005 © Tom Tarrant  South Africa - Oct, 2001 © Harold Stiver  South Africa - Sep, 1998 © W. S. Clark 
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W. Africa; C. Africa to se. South Africa; Ethiopia;
Three populations;
Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, sw. Central African Republic, Sudan, n. and ne. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, w. and c. Ethiopia, w. and sc. Kenya (Kenyan Highlands, Usambaras), Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique s. to n. Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, ne. Botswana and e. South Africa (e. Transvaal, Natal and e. Cape Province).


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


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