Congo Serpent Eagle

Circaetus spectabilis - Serpentaire du Congo

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Circaetus

  • Species
    :

    spectabilis

Descriptor

Schlegel, 1863

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 60 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 94 à 106 cm.
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Congo Serpent Eagle (Circaetus spectabilis) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Circaetus spectabilis spectabilis (Sierra Leone and Liberia to n Cameroon)
  • Circaetus spectabilis batesi (s Cameroon to s Sudan, c DRCongo and nw Angola)

Foreign names

  • Serpentaire du Congo,
  • Culebrera congoleña,
  • águia-cobreira-congolesa,
  • Kongoschlangenadler,
  • kongói gyíkászhéja,
  • Congolese Slangenarend,
  • Serpentario del Congo,
  • kongoormörn,
  • Kongoslangehauk,
  • hadiar dlhochvostý,
  • orlík jestřábovitý,
  • Slangehøg,
  • kongonkäärmehaukka,
  • àguila serpera del Congo,
  • gadożer kongijski,
  • Конголезский змееяд,
  • ヘビワシ,
  • 刚果蛇雕,
  • 剛果蛇鵰,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Serpentaire du Congo
published: - Updated: 15-02-2011
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