Bonelli's Eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus) - HBW 2, p. 198
French: Aigle de Bonelli
Spanish: Aguila azor Perdicera
Taxonomy: Aquila fasciata Vieillot, 1822, Fontainebleau, France, and Sardinia.
Forms superspecies with H. spilogaster, with which has often been considered conspecific. Race renschi may constitute separate species. Two subspecies normally recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- fasciatus (Vieillot, 1822) - NW Africa and Iberian Peninsula E through Mediterranean, SW Asia and Arabia to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, and on through N Indochina to S China.
- renschi Stresemann, 1932 - Sumbawa, Timor, Wetar, Luang and probably Flores (Lesser Sunda Is).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 21 videos
An adult with a fresh kill, a Greater Coucal, the other is standing at 5 meters. Locality Chambal River, Uttar Pradesh, India
Eldert Groenewoud 26 October 2009 3 years ago 37 sec 4.8
An adult eating a hen in a tree. Locality Mudumalai National Park, India (ssp fasciatus)
Josep del Hoyo 8 December 2009 3 years ago 46 sec 4.8
An adult feeding the nestling and looking back. Locality Dodecanese, South Aegean Region, Greece (ssp fasciatus)
Paschalis Dougalis 9 April 2008 4 years ago 47 sec 4.6
A male and a female Locality Serra de Crevillent, Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain
Juan Sanabria 28 December 2010 2 years ago 32 sec 4.4
A couple in the crag where they nest Locality Serra de Crevillent, Alicante, Valencian Community, Spain
Juan Sanabria 28 December 2010 2 years ago 58 sec 4.4
An adult male and prey (Rabbit) at nest. Locality Dodecanese, South Aegean Region, Greece (Monotypic species)
Paschalis Dougalis 9 April 2008 3 years ago 1 min 23 sec 4.2
PhotosSee all 33 photos
Male of Bonelli eagle
Locality Deleitosa, Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain (ssp fasciatus)
Jesús Giraldo Gutiérrez d... 14 February 2013 12 weeks ago 4.8
adult in flight
Locality Gamla Nature Reserve, Golan Heights, Israel (ssp fasciatus)
Lior Kislev 7 February 2008 2 years ago 4.5
An adult Bonelli's Eagle in flight.
Locality Hosur, Krishnagiri District, Tamil Nadu, India (ssp fasciatus)
Bopanna Pattada 17 December 2012 21 weeks ago 4.5
Male of Bonelli´s eagle
Locality Deleitosa, Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain
Jesús Giraldo Gutiérrez d... 14 February 2013 12 weeks ago 4.4
Hidden in a field
Locality Arakhiya Farm, Al Rayyan, Qatar
John A Thompson 15 November 2012 26 weeks ago 4.3
Adult in flight.
Locality Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 1 October 2012 30 weeks ago 4.3