Rufous-bellied Eagle (Hieraaetus kienerii) - HBW 2, p. 200
French: Aigle à ventre roux
Spanish: Aguila azor Ventrirroja
Other common names: Chestnut-bellied/Rufous-bellied Hawk-eagle
Taxonomy: Astur Kienerii Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 1835, Himalayas.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- kienerii (Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 1835) - NE India and Nepal; SW India (W Ghats) and Sri Lanka.
- formosus Stresemann, 1924 - Burma and Hainan through W, S & EC Indochina and Malay Peninsula to Greater Sundas, Bali, Philippines and Sulawesi.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An individual attacked by Large-billed Crows to steal its catch Locality Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India (ssp kienerii)
Anna Motis 17 April 2003 9 years ago 26 sec 3.6
An adult perched on a branch with its catch, some Large-billed Crows attacking it, and finally it losing the catch Locality Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India (ssp kienerii)
Anna Motis 17 April 2003 9 years ago 23 sec 2.9
An adult in flight and perching in a tree. Locality Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Ernakulam District, Kerala, India (ssp kienerii)
Josep del Hoyo 30 November 2009 3 years ago 22 sec 2.5
An adult perched on a branch Locality Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India (ssp kienerii)
Anna Motis 17 April 2003 9 years ago 27 sec 2.2
A bird in flight
Locality Goa, India
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 17 February 2008 4 years ago 4
An adult bird circling overhead.
Locality Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi, Sulawesi (ssp Hieraaetus k. formosus)
David Beadle 25 October 2011 1 year ago 3.2
This bird was found in an exhausted state after being mobbed by a flock of crows, it is now recovering in a veterinary center
Locality Ooty, The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India
vasanthan.p.j 23 March 2012 1 year ago 3
An adult perched.
Locality Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Josep del Hoyo 4 February 1994 45 weeks ago 2.7
This raptor was photographed sitting at the top of a tree in Singapore Botanical Gardens after a heavy thunder stome just before
Locality Botanical Gardens, Singapore
Graham S1000 14 December 2011 1 year ago 2.1
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