Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) - HBW 2, p. 200

French: Aigle martial German: Kampfadler Spanish: Aguila Marcial
Other common names: Martial Hawk-eagle

Taxonomy: Falco bellicosus Daudin, 1800, Great Namaqualand, South Africa.
Monotypic genus, but may be better placed in genus Hieraaetus, on grounds of strong skeletal evidence. Monotypic.

Distribution: Senegambia E to Ethiopia and S to South Africa.

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