Cassin's Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus africanus) - HBW 2, p. 203
French: Aigle de Cassin
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A close-up of a bird on a trunk and then flying away Locality Mabira Forest, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 15 September 2006 7 years ago 32 sec 4.8
An adult in flight
Locality Bakossi Mountains, Southwest Province, Cameroon (Monotypic species)
Lars Petersson 9 March 2012 32 weeks ago 4.2
Locality Makokou, Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Gabon (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 21 July 2013 1 year ago 3.8
A bird perched on a trunk.
Locality Mabira Forest, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 15 September 2006 3 years ago 3.6
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