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Short-toed Snake-Eagle
Circaetus gallicus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Circaetus

Scientific:
  Circaetus gallicus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.259

Protonym:
  Falco gallicus

Avibase ID:
  8372FFBAA4080FBB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8372FFBA

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175502

Geographic range:

  • Circaetus gallicus gallicus: breeds northwestern Africa and southern Europe, north to Estonia, south to the Levant, and east to Kazakhstan, also locally Arabian Peninsula, northern China, and Mongolia; also resident in South Asia (Pakistan, Nepal, and India). Western populations winter in the Sahel (Senegal and southwestern Mauritania to Ethiopia and western Kenya), eastern populations winter in South Asia
  • Circaetus gallicus sacerdotis: Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Komodo, Flores, Besar, Sumba, Alor, Rote, Wetar, Timor, and Tanimbar); reported also eastern Java and Bali, where perhaps only a nonbreeding visitor
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  Short-toed Snake-Eagle
Tchekeg:
  orlík krátkoprstý
Alamaneg:
  Schlangenadler
daneg:
  Slangeørn
Spagnoleg:
  Culebrera Europea
Finneg:
  käärmekotka
Galleg:
  Circaète Jean-le-Blanc
Islandeg:
  Snákerna
Italianeg:
  Biancone
Japaneg:
  chuuhiwashi
japaneg:
  チュウヒワシ
Nederlandeg:
  Slangenarend
Norvegeg:
  Slangeørn
Poloneg:
  gadożer
Portugaleg:
  Águia-cobreira
Rusianeg:
  Змееяд
Sloveg:
  hadiar krátkoprstý
Svedeg:
  ormörn
Sinaeg:
  短趾雕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Circaetus [gallicus or beaudouini] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Swartborsslangarend
arabeg: عقاب ابو الحيات, عقاب الحيات
Asturian: Aigla Cande, Aigla Culibriera
azerbaidjaneg: Adi ilanyeyən
belaruseg: Арлан-вужаед, Арол-вужаед
Bulgareg: Орел змияр
bengaleg: খাটোআঙুল সাপঈগল
Brezhoneg: Ar skoulerer hañv
Katalaneg: Àguila marcenca
Catalan (Balears): Àguila marcenca
Tchekeg: Orlík krátkoprstý
kembraeg: Eryr byrfys
daneg: Slangeørn
Alamaneg: Schlangenadler, Schlangenadler-gallicus
Gresianeg: Φιδαετός
Greek (Cypriot): Φιδαετός
Saozneg - RU: European Snake Eagle, European Snake-eagle, Serpent Eagle, Short-toed eagle, Short-toed Harrier-eagle, Short-toed Snake Eagle, Short-toed Snake-Eagle, Snake Eagle, Turkestan Snake Buzzard
English (United Kingdom): Short-toed Eagle
English (IOC): Short-toed Snake Eagle
English (Kenya): Short-toed Snake Eagle
Esperanteg: Serpentaglo
Spagnoleg: Aguila Culebrea, Aguila Culebrera, Águila culebrera, Culebrera Europea
Spanish (Spain): Culebrera Europea
Spanish (HBW): Culebrera europea
Estoneg: Madukotkas
Euskareg: Àguila marcenca, Arrano sugezalea
persianeg: عقاب مارخور
Finneg: Käärmekotka
Galleg: Circaète Jean-le-Blanc, Vautour fauve
galizeg: Aguia cobreira, Àguila marcenca
Hebreeg: חויאי, חוייאי הנחשים, חיוואי, חיוויאי, חיוויאי הנחשים, חיויאי
Kroateg: Zmijar
Hungareg: Kígyászölyv
armeneg: [Odzaker Artsiv ], Օձակեր Արծիվ, Օջակեր Արծիվ
indonezeg: Burung Elang-ular Jari-pendek, Elang-ular jari-pendek, Elangular Jari-pendek
Islandeg: Snákerna
Italianeg: Biancone
Japaneg: chouhiwashi, chūhi washi, chuuhiwashi
japaneg: チュウヒワシ
Japanese (Kanji): 沢鵟鷲
georgianeg: ან ძერაბოტი, გველიჭამია, გველიჭამია არწივი, ძერაბოტი
Kazakh: Жыланжегіш бүркіт, Жыланжегіш қыран
Kazakh (Transliteration): jılan-jegiş bürqit
latin: Circaetus ferox, Circaetus gallicus, Circaetus gallicus gallicus, Circaëtus gallicus gallicus, Falco gallicus
Luxembourgish: Schlaangenadler
lituaneg: Gyvatedis, Gyvatėdis, Paprastasis gyvatėdis
latveg: Čūskērglis
Makedoneg: Орел змијар
malayalam: പാമ്പ് പരുന്ത്
mongolieg: Лусч сар, Могойч загалай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠮᠣᠭᠠᠢᠴᠢ ᠵᠠᠭᠠᠯᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠯᠣᠣᠰᠴᠢ ᠰᠠᠷ
Mongolian (Transliteration): lusch sar, mogoich zagalai
Moldavian: Șerpar
malayzeg: Burung Helang Ular, Burung Lang Ular, Helang Ular
malteg: Ajkla Bajda
Nederlandeg: Slangearend, Slangenarend
Norvegeg: Slangeørn
Norvegeg: Slangeørn
Poloneg: gadozer, Gadożer, gadożer (zwyczajny), gadożer zwyczajny
Pinyin: duǎn-zhǐ diāo
Portugaleg: àguia cobreira, Águia-cobreira, Àguia-cobreira
Portuguese (Portugal): Águia-cobreira
Romansh: Evla alva
Roumaneg: Şerpar
Rusianeg: Змееяд, Змеяед, Обыкновенный змееяд
sindhi: ٺبة ډب هًٍٍ
Sloveg: hadiar krátkoprstý
Slovenieg: kacar, kačar, orel kacar
albaneg: Shqiponja gjarperngrenese, Shqiponja gjarpërngrënëse
Serbeg: orao zmijar, Zmijar, Орао змијар
Svedeg: Ormörn
Tamouleg: Onan Kothi Kazhugu
Thai: เหยี่ยวนิ้วสั้น
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw níw-sân
Turkeg: Yılan Kartalı, yylan kartaly, Жыланжегіш бүркіт
Ukrainiek: Змiєїд, Змієїд , Змієїд блакитноногий, Крачун
vietnameg: Chim Diều ngón ngắn, Diều ngón ngắn
Sinaeg: 短趾, 短趾雕, 短趾鵰
Chinese (Traditional): 短趾鵰

 

         

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