Beaudouin's Snake-eagle (Circaetus beaudouini) - HBW 2, p. 131
French: Circaète de Beaudouin
German: Beaudouin Schlangenadler
Spanish: Culebrera Sudanesa
Other common names: Beaudouin's Harrier-eagle
Taxonomy: Circaëtus beaudouini J. Verreaux and Des Murs, 1862, Bissau, Guinea Bissau.
Often considered conspecific with C. gallicus and C. pectoralis, as some mixed pairs occur; these three species form superspecies. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Mauritania and Senegambia E to SW Sudan, N Uganda and NW Kenya.
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A perched Beaudouin's Snake-Eagle.
Locality Makasutu Nature Forest, Western Division, The Gambia (Monotypic species)
Steve Garvie 13 October 2008 3 years ago 4.5
Beaudouin's Snake-Eagle in flight showing the symmetrical clean pencilled-markings on the pale wing linings.
Locality Tendaba, Lower River Division , The Gambia (Monotypic species)
Steve Garvie 28 November 2005 3 years ago 4
Bird in flight
Locality Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve, North Bank Division, The Gambia
Klaus Lachenmaier 25 March 2013 5 weeks ago 3
Male in a tree
Locality Benin (Monotypic species)
Alain Fossé 28 January 2010 3 years ago 3
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