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

Taxonomic Notes:

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/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

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).

References:
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.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Lophotriorchis kienerii (de Sparre, 1835) – Rufous-bellied Eagle. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1084/Lophotriorchis-kienerii
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