Changeable Hawk-Eagle

Nisaetus cirrhatus - Aigle huppé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Nisaetus

  • Species
    :

    cirrhatus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 79 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 127 à 138 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1300 à 1900 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Aigle huppé
adult
Aigle huppé
adult

Changeable Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Nisaetus cirrhatus cirrhatus (s India)
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus limnaeetus (n India to Indochina, Malay Pen., Greater Sundas and Philippines)
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus ceylanensis (Sri Lanka)
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus andamanensis (Andaman Is.)
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus vanheurni (Simeulue I.. off w Sumatra.)

Foreign names

  • Aigle huppé,
  • Águila variable,
  • águia-variável,
  • Indienhaubenadler,
  • főkötős vitézsas,
  • Indische Kuifarend,
  • Aquilastore variabile,
  • orientörn,
  • Indiaskogørn,
  • orlovec viactvarý,
  • orel proměnlivý,
  • Lysbuget Høgeørn,
  • jalokotka,
  • àguila variable,
  • wojownik indyjski,
  • Изменчивый хохлатый орёл,
  • Elang brontok,
  • インドクマタカ,
  • 凤头鹰雕,
  • เหยี่ยวต่างสี,
  • 冠鷹鵰,

Voice song and cries

Aigle huppé
juvenile

Habitat

Aigle huppé
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 19-08-2008
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