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Legge's Hawk-Eagle

Nisaetus kelaarti (Legge, WV 1878)

Legge's hawk-eagle is a bird of prey. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae. It breeds in the Indian subcontinent, from southern India to Sri Lanka. Its specific name kelaarti honors the physician-zoologist E.F. Kelaart. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Nisaetus
Scientific:
  Nisaetus kelaarti


Original description

Citation:
  (Legge, WV 1878)

Reference:
   Ibis

Protonym:
  Spizaetus kelaarti

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8518249


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  38856722D34E988B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-38856722

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/38856722


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824095

Geographic range:

  • Nisaetus kelaarti: SW India (Western Ghats) and Sri Lanka
English:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle
Danish:
Sri Lanka-bjerghøgeørn
German:
Ceylonhaubenadler
Spanish:
Águila de Ceilán
Spanish (Spain):
Águila de Ceilán
French:
Aigle de Legge
Japanese (romaji):
reggukumataka
Japanese:
レッグクマタカ
Dutch:
Legges Kuifarend
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Keralaskogørn
Norwegian:
Keralaskogørn
Polish:
wojownik jarzębaty
Portuguese:
águia-cingalesa
Russian:
Цейлонский хохлатый орёл
Slovak:
orlovec cejlónsky
Serbian:
Legov jastrebasti orao
Swedish:
ghatshökörn
Ukrainian:
орел-чубань ширококрилий
Chinese:
力氏鹰雕
Chinese (Traditional):
萊氏角鷹


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Spizaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Spizaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Mountain Hawk-Eagle (Legge's) ( Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Mountain Hawk-Eagle (Legge's) ( Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti) [version 1]
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:
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eBird version 2017:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Spizaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Spizaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Spizaëtus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Legge's Hawk-Eagle ( Nisaetus kelaarti) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Nisaetus kelaarti [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Nisaetus [nipalensis or kelaarti] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Danish: Sri Lanka-bjerghøgeørn
German: Ceylonadler, Ceylonhaubenadler
English: Legge's Hawk-Eagle, Mountain Hawk-Eagle (Legge's)
English, HBW: Mountain Hawk-eagle (Legge's)
English (IOC): Legge's Hawk-Eagle
English (United States): Legge's Hawk-Eagle
Spanish: Águila de Ceilán, Aguila-azor de Ceilán
Spanish (Spain): Águila de Ceilán, Águila-azor de Ceilán
Spanish (HBW): Legge's Hawk-Eagle
French: Aigle de Legge, Aigle montagnard (de Legge)
Japanese (romaji): reggukumataka
Japanese: レッグクマタカ
Scientific: Nisaetus kelaarti, Nisaetus nipalensis kelaarti, Spizaetus kelaarti, Spizaetus nipalensis kelaarti, Spizaëtus nipalensis kelaarti
Malayalam: വലിയ കിന്നരിപ്പരുന്ത്
Dutch: Legges Kuifarend
Norwegian Nynorsk: Keralaskogørn
Norwegian: Keralaskogørn
Polish: wojownik jarzębaty
Portuguese: águia-cingalesa
Portuguese (Portugal): águia-gavião-do-ceilão
Russian: Горный хохлатый орёл, Цейлонский хохлатый орёл
Slovak: orlovec cejlónsky
Serbian: Legov jastrebasti orao
Swedish: ghatshökörn
Turkish: Legge atmaca kartalı
Ukrainian: орел-чубань ширококрилий
Chinese: 力氏鹰雕
Chinese (Traditional): 萊氏角鷹

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