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Brown Snake-Eagle

Circaetus cinereus Vieillot, 1818

The Brown Snake Eagle (Circaetus cinereus) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Circaetus

Scientific:
  Circaetus cinereus

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1818

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 23 p.445

Protonym:
  Circaetus cinereus

Avibase ID:
  6904D83FD07E202F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6904D83F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175500

Geographic range:

  • Circaetus cinereus: Senegambia to n Ethiopia and south to South Africa
English:
Brown Snake-Eagle
Czech:
orlík hnědý
German:
Einfarb-Schlangenadler
Danish:
Mørk Slangeørn
Spanish:
Culebrera Sombría
Finnish:
ruskokäärmekotka
French:
Circaète brun
Italian:
Biancone bruno
Japanese:
chairochuuhiwashi
Japanese:
チャイロチュウヒワシ
Dutch:
Bruine Slangenarend
Norwegian:
Brunslangeørn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunslangeørn
Polish:
gadozer brunatny
Portuguese:
Águia-cobreira-castanha
Russian:
Бурый змееяд
Slovak:
hadiar tmavohnedý
Swedish:
brun ormörn
Ukrainian:
Змієїд бурий
Chinese:
褐短趾雕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Circaète brun ( Circaetus cinereus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Circaète brun ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 1st edition:
Brown Harrier Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Brown Harrier Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 4th edition:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements, version 2015:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements, version 2016:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements, version 2017:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements, version 2018:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Clements, version 2019:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 1.50:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 1.52:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 1.53:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 1.54:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 1.55:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 2015:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 2016:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 2017:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 2018:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
eBird version 2019:
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Brown Snake-eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
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:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
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:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Brown Snake Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Brown Harrier-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
James Lee Peters:
Circaetus cinereus
James Lee Peters (original):
Circaëtus cinereus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Circaetus cinereus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Brown Snake-Eagle ( Circaetus cinereus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Circaetus cinereus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Circaetus cinereus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bruinslangarend
Bulgarian: Пепелявосив змияр
Catalan: Àguila serpera bruna
Czech: Orlík hnedý, orlík hnědý
Danish: Mørk Slangeørn
German: Brauner Schlangenadler, Einfarbschlangenadler, Einfarb-Schlangenadler
English: Banded Snake-Eagle, Brown Harrier Eagle, Brown Harrier-eagle, Brown Snake Eagle, Brown Snake-Eagle, Smaller Banded Snake Eagle, Snake Eagle
English (IOC): Brown Snake Eagle
English (Kenya): Brown Snake Eagle
Spanish: Águila Culebrera Sombría, Culebrera Sombría
Spanish (Spain): Culebrera Sombría
Spanish (HBW): Brown Snake-Eagle
Estonian: tõmmu-madukotkas
Finnish: ruskokäärmekotka, Ruskokäärmekotkat
French: Circaete brun, Circaète brun
Hungarian: barna kígyászölyv
Italian: Biancone bruno, Biancone cenerino
Japanese: chairochouhiwashi, chairochuuhiwashi
Japanese: チャイロチュウヒワシ, チャイロチョウヒワシ
Kwangali: Ekangakodi
Scientific: Circaetus cinereus, Circaëtus cinereus, Circaetus gallicus cinereus
Lithuanian: Rudasis gyvatėdis
Dutch: Bruine Slangenarend
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunslangeørn
Norwegian: Brunslangeørn
Polish: gadozer brunatny, gadożer brunatny
Portuguese: Águia-cobreira-castanha
Portuguese (Portugal): Guincho-castanho
Russian: Бурый Змееяд
Slovak: hadiar tmavohnedý
Serbian: Smeđi zmijar
Swedish: Brun ormörn
Swahili: Tai Kahawia
Tsonga: Ghama
Ukrainian: Змієїд бурий
Chinese: 褐短趾雕
Chinese (Traditional): 棕短趾鵰

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