African Fish Eagle

Haliaeetus vocifer - Pygargue vocifère

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Haliaeetus

  • Species
    :

    vocifer

Descriptor

Daudin, 1800

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 73 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 190 à 200 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1990 à 3630 g
Longevity

12 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pygargue vocifère,
  • Pigargo Vocinglero,
  • Aguia pesqueira africana,
  • Schreiseeadler,
  • lármás rétisas,
  • Afrikaanse Zeearend,
  • Aquila urlatrice,
  • Skrikhavsörn,
  • Flodørn,
  • orliak jasnohlasý,
  • orel jasnohlasý,
  • Afrikansk Flodørn,
  • kiljumerikotka,
  • pigarg africà,
  • Glymörn,
  • bielik afrykański,
  • skaļais ērglis,
  • afriški jezerec,
  • Орлан-крикун,
  • サンショクウミワシ,
  • 吼海雕,
  • 吼海鵰,

Voice song and cries

Pygargue vocifère
immature

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Sources of information

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