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long-crested eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis)
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Long-crested Eagle - Mt.Kenya - Kenya H8O3625 (15526738692).jpg
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long-crested eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis)

Long-crested Eagle - Mt.Kenya - Kenya
Date 27 October 2009, 14:14
Source Long-crested Eagle - Mt.Kenya - Kenya_H8O3625
Author Francesco Veronesi from Italy

The long-crested eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis) is an African bird of prey. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae. It is currently placed in a monotypic genus Lophaetus. The long-crested eagles occur in sub-Saharan Africa from Senegal and Gambia eastwards to Ethiopia and south to the Eastern Cape, in South Africa, northern Namibia and northern Botswana.

Scientific Name: Lophaetus occipitalis (Daudin, 1800)
Common Names: Long-crested Eagle
French: Aigle huppard, Aigle huppé; German: Schopfadler; Spanish: Águila crestilarga;
Taxonomy: Falco occipitalis Daudin, 1800, Knysna district, Western Cape, South Africa.

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