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African Hawk-Eagle

Aquila spilogaster (Bonaparte, 1850)

The African Hawk-Eagle (Aquila spilogaster) is a large bird of prey. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Aquila

Scientific:
  Aquila spilogaster

Citation:
  (Bonaparte, 1850)

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool. (2) 2 p.487

Protonym:
  Spizaëtus spilogaster

Avibase ID:
  9A418C4525EAB2B1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9A418C45

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824021

Geographic range:

  • Aquila spilogaster: Woodlands and savanna of Africa south of the Sahara
English:
African Hawk-Eagle
Czech:
orel savanový
German:
Afrikanischer Habichtsadler
Danish:
Afrikansk Høgeørn
Spanish:
Águila estriada
Finnish:
afrikanvuorikotka
French:
Aigle fascié
Icelandic:
Vákörn
Italian:
Aquilastore africano
Japanese:
momojirokumataka
Japanese:
モモジロクマタカ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Havikarend
Norwegian:
Afrikahaukørn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Afrikahaukørn
Polish:
orzelek afrykanski
Portuguese:
Águia-dominó
Russian:
Африканский орёл
Slovak:
orol škvrnitoprsý
Swedish:
afrikansk hökörn
Ukrainian:
Орел-карлик африканський
Chinese:
非洲隼雕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Hawk Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Hawk Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Hawk Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Hawk Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Hawk Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Hawk Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Aigle fascié ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Aigle fascié ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Hawk Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Hawk Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Hawk Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Hawk Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Hawk-eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Hawk-eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Aquila spilogaster) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Hieraaetus spilogaster [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Hieraaëtus fasciatus spilogaster [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Hieraaetus spilogaster [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
African Hawk-Eagle ( Hieraaetus spilogaster) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hieraaetus spilogaster [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aquila spilogaster [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Jagarend, Grootjagarend, Grootjagarend (Afrikaanse Jagarend)
Catalan: Àguila emmantellada
Czech: Orel Bonapartuv, orel savanový
Danish: Afrikansk Høgeørn
German: Afrika-Habichtsadler, Afrikanischer Habichtsadler, AfrikanischerHabichtadler, Habichtsadler
English: African Eagle, African Hawk Eagle, African Hawk-Eagle
English (IOC): African Hawk-Eagle
English (Kenya): African Hawk Eagle
Spanish: Águila Africana, Águila estriada, Aguila-azor Africana, Águila-azor Africana
Spanish (Spain): Águila Estriada
Spanish (HBW): African Hawk-Eagle
Estonian: aafrika haugaskotkas
Finnish: Afrikanvuorikotka
French: Aigle autour fascié, Aigle de Bonelli africain, Aigle fascié, Aigle-autour fascié
Hungarian: afrikai héjasas
Icelandic: Vákörn
Italian: Aquila minore africana, Aquilastore africano
Japanese: momojirokumataka
Japanese: モモジロクマタカ
Kwangali: Ekangakodi
Scientific: Aquila spilogaster, Aquila spilogastra, Hieraaëtus fasciatus spilogaster, Hieraaetus spilogaster, Spizaëtus spilogaster
Lithuanian: Baltapilvis sakalinis erelis
Dutch: Afrikaanse Havikarend
Norwegian Nynorsk: Afrikahaukørn
Norwegian: Afrikahaukørn
Polish: orzeł plamisty, orzelek afrykanski, orzełek afrykański
Portuguese: Águia-dominó
Portuguese (Portugal): Águia-preta-e-branca
Russian: *Африканский ястребиный орёл, Африканский орёл, Африканский ястребиный орёл
Slovak: Orol škvrnitoprsý
Shona: Gondo
Serbian: Afrički jastrebasti orao
Swedish: Afrikansk hökörn
Swahili: Tai Kumbamti
Tswana: Ntsu
Tsonga: Ghama
Ukrainian: Орел-карлик африканський
Chinese: 非洲隼雕
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲鷹鵰

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