Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Crested Goshawk

Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus

Described by: Temminck (1824)
Alternate common name(s): Asian Crested Goshawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


near Kemmangundi, Western Ghats, Karnataka, India - Nov 25, 2005 © Sudhir Shivaram  Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore - 1991 © Paul Huang 
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information


India; Sri Lanka; Se. Asia; Greater Sundas; S. Philippines; Taiwan;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Sri Lanka.
(2) Sw. India (w. Ghats from Goa and n. Mysore to Kerala).
(3) Nepal, nc., ne. and e. India (Garhwal e. to Assam and e. Ghats in Andhra Pradesh ) and probably Bangladesh to s. China (s. Szechwan, Yunnan, Kwangsi) s. to Indochina, Malay Peninsula and Hainan Is.
(4) Taiwan.
(5) Sumatra.
(6) Nias Is.
(7) Java and recently on Bali.
(8) Borneo (Tanjung Puting National Park, c. Kalimantan).
The Philippines:
(9) Palawan and Balabac to Calamian Is. Possibly Natuna Is.
(10) Negros, Samar, Leyte and Mindanao Is.
(11) Polillo Is.


No videos are available for this species


No sounds are available for this species


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


Please email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.

If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.