Lophotriorchis kienerii (de Sparre, 1835) - Rufous-bellied Eagle

Subspecies in India

This is also known as the Rufous-bellied Hawk Eagle.
 
This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

 

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This species is uncommon. It inhabits evergreen and deciduous forests(up to 2,000m) in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam. It mostly forages on birds including pheasants and small mammals including squirrels (BirdLife International 2018).

Conservation Status:
This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining and its current population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to deforestation (BirdLife International 2018).
 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11
BirdLife International 2018. Lophotriorchis kienerii . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22696111A131375836. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22696111A131375836.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lophotriorchis kienerii (de Sparre, 1835) – Rufous-bellied Eagle. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/lophotriorchis-kienerii, accessed 2024/06/25.