Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis) - HBW 2, p. 201
French: Aigle huppard
Spanish: Aguila Crestilarga
Taxonomy: Falco occipitalis Daudin, 1800, Knysna district, South Africa.
Monotypic genus, but may belong within genus Spizaetus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Senegambia E to Ethiopia and S to N Namibia, N Botswana and E South Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 18 videos
A bird flyes and perches in a tree Locality Kruger National Park, South Africa
Juan Sanabria 1 August 2013 2 years ago 1 min 4 sec 4.4
looking around Locality Mburo Lake National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 14 September 2010 5 years ago 41 sec 4.4
A bird in a tree top and then flying away Locality Masaka, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 14 September 2006 8 years ago 18 sec 4.4
A dorsal view of a bird in a tree, eventually flying away. Locality West Usambara, Usambara Mountains, Tanga Region, Tanzania (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 21 February 2012 3 years ago 26 sec 4.3
A bird perched in a tree and checking it's surroundings. Locality West Usambara, Usambara Mountains, Tanga Region, Tanzania (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 21 February 2012 3 years ago 37 sec 4.2
An adult flying from the top of a tree in strong wind Locality South Africa (Monotypic species)
Francesc Capdevila i Torr... 14 October 2002 13 years ago 25 sec 4.1
PhotosSee all 52 photos
Front view of bird perched on top of a tree.
Locality Uganda (Monotypic species)
Pete Morris 12 August 2006 2 years ago 4.7
Soba Alhela , Khartoum State , Sudan
Locality Khartoum, Khartoum State, Sudan
Mohamed Ismael 27 April 2015 1 year ago 4.5
Locality Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Cristobal Serrano 15 December 2013 2 years ago 4.5
A bird soaring over the dam.
Locality Culley's Dam, Port Edward, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Stan Culley 1 August 2015 19 weeks ago 4.4
Perched in light drizzle
Locality Mburo Lake National Park, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Greg and Yvonne Dean 15 February 2013 2 years ago 4.4
Locality Kasese, Uganda (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 6 June 2012 1 year ago 4.3
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