Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Mountain Hawk-Eagle

Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis

Described by: Hodgson (1836)
Alternate common name(s): Hodgson's Hawk-Eagle, Feather-toed Hawk-Eagle
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Lava, West Bengal, India - Dec 8, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram  India - Dec, 1999 © W. S. Clark  Thattekad, Kerala, India - Feb 20, 2006 © Yathin Krishnappa 
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W. Himalayas to se. Asia and e. China; Sw. India and Sri Lanka; Japan;
Three populations;
(1) W. Himalayas of n. India (Kashmir e. to Arunachal Pradesh and n. Assam) and Nepal e. to s. and e. China from Yunnan, s. Anhwei and Chekiang s. to Kwangsi, Kwangtung and Hainan and from Heilungkiang to Kirin, Taiwan and s. to w. Burma, n. Indochina (Vietnam), n. Malay Peninsula.
Winters s. to c. India and se. Asia.
(2) Sw. India (w. Ghats in Kerala and w. Mysore) and Sri Lanka.
(3) Japan (Hikkaido, Honshu and Shikoku).
Winters in Taiwan.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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