Long-crested Eagle

Lophaetus occipitalis - Aigle huppard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Lophaetus

  • Species
    :

    occipitalis

Descriptor

Daudin, 1800

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 58 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 112 à 129 cm.
  • Weight
    : 910 à 1520 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Aigle huppard,
  • Águila Crestilarga,
  • Águia-de-penacho,
  • Schopfadler,
  • bokrétás sas,
  • Afrikaanse Zwarte Kuifarend,
  • Aquila crestalunga,
  • Afrikansk tofsörn,
  • Toppørn,
  • orol dlhochochlatý,
  • orel chocholatý,
  • Topørn,
  • töyhtökotka,
  • Langkuifarend,
  • àguila emplomallada,
  • orlik długoczuby,
  • Гребенчатый орёл,
  • エボシクマタカ,
  • 长冠鹰雕,
  • 長冠鵰,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations

Geographic range

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