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 10 years ago 26 sec 3.6
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 4 years ago 22 sec 3.5
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 10 years ago 23 sec 2.9
An adult perched on a branch Locality Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India (ssp kienerii)
Anna Motis 17 April 2003 10 years ago 27 sec 2.2
A bird in flight
Locality Goa, India
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 17 February 2008 5 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 2 years ago 3.2
An adult perched.
Locality Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Josep del Hoyo 4 February 1994 1 year ago 3
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 2 years ago 3
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 2 years ago 2.3
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