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Tawny Eagle
Aquila [rapax or vindhiana] (= Aquila rapax) (Temminck, 1828)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Aquila

Scientific:
  Aquila rapax

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1828)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.76[=77] pl.455

Protonym:
  Falco rapax

Avibase ID:
  F6D547B28875698E

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175415

Geographic range:

  • Aquila rapax rapax: southern Kenya and Democratic Republic of the Congo to Angola, Namibia and South Africa
  • Aquila rapax belisarius: Morocco and Algeria; s Arabia and w Africa to n Kenya
  • Aquila vindhiana: Locally in Pakistan, India and s Nepal
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Tawny or Asian Tawny Eagle
Czech:
  orel okrový
German:
  Savannenadler
Danish:
  Rovørn
Spanish:
  Águila Rapaz
Finnish:
  savannikotka
French:
  Aigle ravisseur
Icelandic:
  Hræörn
Italian:
  Aquila rapace
Japanese:
  afurikasougenwashi
Japanese:
  アフリカソウゲンワシ
Dutch:
  Savannearend
Norwegian:
  Savanneørn
Polish:
  orzel sawannowy
Portuguese:
  Águia-rapace
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Tawny Eagle
Russian:
  Степной орёл
Slovak:
  orol bronzový
Swedish:
  savannörn
Chinese:
  茶色雕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Tawny or Asian Tawny Eagle ( Aquila [rapax or vindhiana])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Tawny or Asian Tawny Eagle ( Aquila [rapax or vindhiana])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Tawny or Asian Tawny Eagle ( Aquila [rapax or vindhiana])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Tawny or Asian Tawny Eagle ( Aquila [rapax or vindhiana])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Tawny or Asian Tawny Eagle ( Aquila [rapax or vindhiana])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Tawny or Asian Tawny Eagle ( Aquila [rapax or vindhiana])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Aigle ravisseur ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Aquila rapax [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aquila rapax [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aquila rapax [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Aquila [rapax, vindhiana or nipalensis]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Roofarend
Arabic: عقاب السهول
Azerbaijani: Çöl qartalı
Bulgarian: Степен орел
Bengali: তামাটে ঈগল
Catalan: Àguila calçada, Àguila d'estapa, Àguila rapaç
Valencian: Àguila calçada
Czech: orel okrový, Orel stepní, orel stepní západosibiřský
Danish: Afrikansk Rovørn, Rovørn, Steppeørn
German: Raubadler, Savannenadler, Steppenadler
Greek: Στεπαετός
English: Steppe Eagle, Tawny Asian Tawny Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Tawny or Asian Tawny Eagle
English (Kenya): Tawny Eagle
Esperanto: Rabaglo
Spanish: Aguila Rapaz, Águila Rapaz
Spanish (Spain): Águila Rapaz
Estonian: savannikotkas, Stepikotkas
Persian: عقاب خاکی , عقاب خاکی (دشتی)
Finnish: Arokotka, savannikotka
French: Aigle ravisseur, Aigle ravisseur ou A. indien
Hebrew: עיט סואנות, עיט סוואנות, עיט ערבות
Croatian: Savanski orao, Stepski orao
Hungarian: Pusztai sas, szavannasas
Armenian: Տափաստանային Արծիվ
Icelandic: Hræörn
Italian: Aquila rapace
Japanese: afurika sōgen washi, afurikasougenwashi, sameiroinuwashi, Sameiroinu-washi
Japanese: アフリカソウゲンワシ
Japanese (Kanji): アフリカ草原鷲
Georgian: ველის არწივი
Kazakh: Дала қыраны
Korean: 초원수리
Kwangali: Ngongo
Latin: Aquila [rapax or vindhiana], Aquila rapax, Falco rapax
Lithuanian: Azijinis erelis, Stepinis erelis
Latvian: savannu ērglis, Stepes ērglis
Mongolian: Тарважи
Dutch: Savannearend, Steppearend
Norwegian: Hræørn, Savanneørn
Sotho, Northern: Ntshukôbôkôbô
Polish: orzel sawannowy, orzeł sawannowy, Orzeł stepowy
Pinyin: chá-sè diāo
Portuguese: Águia-fulva, Águia-rapace
Portuguese (Portugal): Águia-fulva
Russian: Степной орел, Степной орёл
Slovak: orol bronzový, Orol stepný
Slovenian: roparski orel
Shona: Gondo
Serbian: Savanski orao, Степски орао
Siswant: Lusoti
Sotho, Southern: Ntsu
Swedish: Savannörn, Stäppörn
Swahili: Tai Msasi
Tamil: Aaalipparundhu
Thai: นกอินทรีสีน้ำตาล, นกอินทรีสีน้ำตาลเล็ก
Thai (Transliteration): nók in-sii sĭi-nám-taan, nók in-sii sĭi-nám-taan lék
Tswana: Ntsu
Turkish: Bozkır kartalı, Korsan Kartal
Tsonga: Ghama
Tuvinian: Хову эзири
Ukrainian: Орел степовий , Степовий орел
Vietnamese: Chim Đại bàng nâu
Xhosa: Ukhozi
Chinese: 茶色, 茶色雕, 草原雕, 草原鵰
Chinese (Traditional): 茶色鵰

 

         

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