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Tawny Eagle
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:
  335F0D557C2031A1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/335F0D55

Taxonomic 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
Source: Clements checklist

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


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Tawny Eagle ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Aigle ravisseur ( Aquila rapax) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aquila [rapax or vindhiana] (sensu lato) by some authors

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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, Steppeørn
German: Raubadler, Savannenadler, Steppenadler
Greek: Στεπαετός
English: Abyssinian Tawny Eagle, African Tawny Eagle, African Tawny-Eagle, Steppe Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Steppe Eagle
Esperanto: Rabaglo
Spanish: Águila Esteparia, Aguila Rapaz, Aguila Rapáz, Águila Rapaz, Águila rapáz
Estonian: Stepikotkas
Persian: عقاب خاکی
Finnish: Arokotka, Savannikotka
French: Aigle ravisseur
Hebrew: עיט סואנות, עיט סוואנות
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, サメイロイヌウァシ
Japanese (Kanji): アフリカ草原鷲
Georgian: ველის არწივი
Kazakh: Дала қыраны
Korean: 초원수리
Kwangali: Ngongo
Latin: Aquila rapax, Aquila rapax rapax, Falco rapax
Lithuanian: Azijinis erelis
Latvian: Stepes ērglis
Mongolian: Тарважи
Dutch: Savanne Arend, Savannearend, Savannenarend, Steppearend
Norwegian: Hræørn, Savanneørn
Sotho, Northern: Ntshukôbôkôbô
Polish: orzel sawannowy, orzeł sawannowy, Orzel stepowy, Orzeł stepowy
Pinyin: chá-sè diāo
Portuguese: Águia-fulva, Águia-rapace
Russian: Stepnoy Oryol, Степной орел, Степной орёл
Slovak: orol bronzový, Orol stepný
Slovenian: roparski orel
Shona: Gondo
Serbian: 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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