Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Cassin's Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus africanus) - HBW 2, p. 203

French: Aigle de Cassin German: Schwarzachseladler Spanish: Aguila azor Congoleña

Taxonomy: Limnaetus africanus Cassin, 1865, Ogabi River, Gabon.
The only African member of the genus (as presently defined); previously placed in Hieraaetus, or more often in its own genus Cassinaetus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sierra Leone and Liberia E to W Uganda and E Zaire; also NW Angola.

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