Family Hawks, Eagles (Accipitridae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus 58 163 1
LC
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus axillaris 22 57 3
LC
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus 17 53 1
LC
Letter-winged Kite Elanus scriptus 7 9 1
NT
Pearl Kite Gampsonyx swainsonii 22 47 1
LC
Scissor-tailed Kite Chelictinia riocourii 5 22
LC
Grey-headed Kite Leptodon cayanensis 17 31 6
LC
White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi 2 6 1
CR
Hook-billed Kite Chondrohierax uncinatus 7 36 1
LC
Cuban Kite Chondrohierax wilsonii
CR
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus 27 56 3
LC
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus 17 70 4
LC
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus 29 84
LC
Sulawesi Honey-buzzard Pernis celebensis 1 3
LC
Philippine Honey-buzzard Pernis steerei 2 1
LC
Black-breasted Buzzard Hamirostra melanosternon 5 13
LC
Square-tailed Kite Lophoictinia isura 2 16
LC
Long-tailed Honey-buzzard Henicopernis longicauda 4 12
LC
Black Honey-buzzard Henicopernis infuscatus 1
VU
African Cuckoo-hawk Aviceda cuculoides 6 14
LC
Madagascar Cuckoo-hawk Aviceda madagascariensis 5
LC
Jerdon's Baza Aviceda jerdoni 4 10
LC
Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata 15 33 4
LC
Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes 12 24 1
LC
Madagascar Serpent-eagle Eutriorchis astur 2
EN
African Harrier-hawk Polyboroides typus 25 59
LC
Madagascar Harrier-hawk Polyboroides radiatus 1 15
LC
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis 15 65
LC
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus 122 144 1
NT
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus 54 173
EN
Crested Serpent-eagle Spilornis cheela 64 138 4
LC
Philippine Serpent-eagle Spilornis holospilus 9 7 2
LC
Great Nicobar Serpent-eagle Spilornis klossi 1
NT
Kinabalu Serpent-eagle Spilornis kinabaluensis 1 2
VU
Sulawesi Serpent-eagle Spilornis rufipectus 4 6 1
LC
Andaman Serpent-eagle Spilornis elgini 8 14
NT
Congo Serpent-eagle Dryotriorchis spectabilis 1 9
LC
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus 25 92 2
NT
Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi 19 9 2
CR
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus 48 128 3
LC
Beaudouin's Snake-eagle Circaetus beaudouini 1 13
VU
Black-chested Snake-eagle Circaetus pectoralis 7 46
LC
Brown Snake-eagle Circaetus cinereus 10 44
LC
Southern Banded Snake-eagle Circaetus fasciolatus 9
NT
Western Banded Snake-eagle Circaetus cinerascens 5 17
LC
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus 14 28
CR
White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis 17 31
CR
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus 38 116
CR
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis 18 37
NT
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis 19 59 2
CR
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus 44 86 1
CR
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus 12 23
CR
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris 13 6
CR
Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres 4 20
EN
Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppelli 22 51
CR
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus 128 261 4
LC
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus 55 105
NT
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos 18 54
EN
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus 5 11 1
LC
Papuan Eagle Harpyopsis novaeguineae 6
VU
Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis 5 14
NT
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja 56 90 8
NT
Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus 10 30 3
NT
Mountain Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nipalensis 11 17
LC
Javan Hawk-eagle Nisaetus bartelsi 1 16
EN
Wallace's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nanus 5 8
VU
Blyth's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus alboniger 1 10 2
LC
Sulawesi Hawk-eagle Nisaetus lanceolatus 6 14 2
LC
North Philippine Hawk-eagle Nisaetus philippensis 4 6 1
EN
South Philippine Hawk-eagle Nisaetus pinskeri 2 6
EN
Changeable Hawk-eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus 31 126 1
LC
Flores Hawk-eagle Nisaetus floris 8
CR
Rufous-bellied Eagle Lophotriorchis kienerii 6 12
LC
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus 19 89
VU
Black Hawk-eagle Spizaetus tyrannus 11 28 6
LC
Black-and-white Hawk-eagle Spizaetus melanoleucus 7 30 1
LC
Ornate Hawk-eagle Spizaetus ornatus 14 27 3
NT
Black-and-chestnut Eagle Spizaetus isidori 3 11 1
EN
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malaiensis 13 27
LC
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis 18 63
LC
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina 4 24
LC
Indian Spotted Eagle Clanga hastata 9 12 1
VU
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga 17 77 3
VU
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax 33 122
LC
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis 28 122 2
EN
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti 26 60 1
VU
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca 12 63
VU
Gurney's Eagle Aquila gurneyi 2 6
NT
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 123 142 1
LC
Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax 26 47 1
LC
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii 4 35
LC
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata 52 69 1
LC
African Hawk-eagle Aquila spilogaster 6 30
LC
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana 1 3
LC
Wahlberg's Eagle Hieraaetus wahlbergi 8 24
LC
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus 21 112 1
LC
Pygmy Eagle Hieraaetus weiskei 8
LC
Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides 12 20 3
LC
Ayres's Hawk-eagle Hieraaetus ayresii 13
LC
Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus 20 30 1
LC
Dark Chanting-goshawk Melierax metabates 13 41
LC
Pale Chanting-goshawk Melierax canorus 9 47
LC
Eastern Chanting-goshawk Melierax poliopterus 8 33
LC
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar 14 31
LC
Double-toothed Kite Harpagus bidentatus 23 43 2
LC
Rufous-thighed Kite Harpagus diodon 2 9 2
LC
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus 133 189 3
LC
Eastern Marsh-harrier Circus spilonotus 13 17
LC
Papuan Harrier Circus spilothorax 3 3
LC
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans 12 37 1
LC
African Marsh-harrier Circus ranivorus 3 13
LC
Reunion Marsh-harrier Circus maillardi 2 1
EN
Madagascar Marsh-harrier Circus macrosceles 1 6
VU
Long-winged Harrier Circus buffoni 13 36 2
LC
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis 5 37
LC
Black Harrier Circus maurus 2 9 1
VU
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 28 39
LC
Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius 9 30
LC
Cinereous Harrier Circus cinereus 11 19 1
LC
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 13 82
NT
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos 5 6
LC
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 41 108
LC
Grey-bellied Goshawk Accipiter poliogaster 1 8 4
NT
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus 12 36 2
LC
Sulawesi Goshawk Accipiter griseiceps 3
LC
Red-chested Goshawk Accipiter toussenelii 2 2 1
LC
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro 6 13
LC
Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk Accipiter castanilius
LC
Shikra Accipiter badius 46 169 8
LC
Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri
VU
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes 1 24
LC
Chinese Sparrowhawk Accipiter soloensis 2 17
LC
Frances's Sparrowhawk Accipiter francesiae 3 29 1
LC
Spot-tailed Goshawk Accipiter trinotatus 4 4 5
LC
Lesser Sundas Goshawk Accipiter sylvestris 2 7
LC
Variable Goshawk Accipiter hiogaster 13 13 5
LC
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae 6 5
LC
Grey-headed Goshawk Accipiter poliocephalus 2 5
LC
New Britain Goshawk Accipiter princeps
VU
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus 17 47 5
LC
Black-mantled Goshawk Accipiter melanochlamys 7
LC
Pied Goshawk Accipiter albogularis 3 5
LC
White-bellied Goshawk Accipiter haplochrous 9 2 1
NT
Fiji Goshawk Accipiter rufitorques 11 8 3
LC
Moluccan Goshawk Accipiter henicogrammus 2 4
NT
Slaty-backed Goshawk Accipiter luteoschistaceus 2
VU
Imitator Goshawk Accipiter imitator
VU
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus 4
LC
Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus 9 24
LC
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis 12 11
LC
Besra Accipiter virgatus 7 24 1
LC
Dwarf Sparrowhawk Accipiter nanus 1 11
NT
Rufous-necked Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythrauchen 2
NT
Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrocephalus 7 20 2
LC
New Britain Sparrowhawk Accipiter brachyurus
VU
Vinous-breasted Sparrowhawk Accipiter rhodogaster 1 2
LC
Madagascar Sparrowhawk Accipiter madagascariensis 3 15 1
NT
Ovambo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis 1 8
LC
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 71 129 15
LC
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris 1 9
LC
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus 19 56 7
LC
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii 28 76 4
LC
Gundlach's Hawk Accipiter gundlachi 1 2
EN
Bicolored Hawk Accipiter bicolor 9 29 4
LC
Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii 1 2 3
NT
Black Sparrowhawk Accipiter melanoleucus 6 17
LC
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 25 94 9
LC
Meyer's Goshawk Accipiter meyerianus 1
LC
Semi-collared Hawk Accipiter collaris 1 3
NT
Tiny Hawk Accipiter superciliosus 12 10
LC
Chestnut-shouldered Goshawk Erythrotriorchis buergersi 1
DD
Red Goshawk Erythrotriorchis radiatus 14 8 1
NT
Doria's Goshawk Megatriorchis doriae 1 2 1
NT
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus 1 11 1
LC
White-bellied Sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster 39 119 3
LC
Sanford's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus sanfordi 5 11
VU
African Fish-eagle Haliaeetus vocifer 56 139 1
LC
Madagascar Fish-eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides 4 15
CR
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus 8 28 1
VU
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 56 129 1
LC
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus 53 143 6
LC
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus 37 74 2
VU
Lesser Fish-eagle Icthyophaga humilis 9 11
NT
Grey-headed Fish-eagle Icthyophaga ichthyaetus 18 39 2
NT
Whistling Kite Haliastur sphenurus 22 73 2
LC
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus 45 149 4
LC
Red Kite Milvus milvus 39 125 1
NT
Black Kite Milvus migrans 125 474 7
LC
Black-collared Hawk Busarellus nigricollis 36 89 8
LC
Crane Hawk Geranospiza caerulescens 22 47 3
LC
Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis 5 37
LC
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa 7 56
LC
Rufous-winged Buzzard Butastur liventer 6 8
LC
Grey-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus 8 14 1
LC
Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis 12 20 1
LC
Plumbeous Kite Ictinia plumbea 35 52 2
LC
Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis 54 102 4
LC
Slender-billed Kite Helicolestes hamatus 15 15 1
LC
Roadside Hawk Rupornis magnirostris 90 199 11
LC
Harris’s Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus 28 92 1
LC
White-rumped Hawk Parabuteo leucorrhous 4 16 2
LC
Plumbeous Hawk Cryptoleucopteryx plumbea 4 2
VU
Slate-colored Hawk Buteogallus schistaceus 4 9 3
LC
Common Black Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus 23 70 3
LC
Cuban Black Hawk Buteogallus gundlachii 7 9
NT
Rufous Crab-hawk Buteogallus aequinoctialis 9 13 1
NT
Savanna Hawk Buteogallus meridionalis 37 100 4
LC
White-necked Hawk Buteogallus lacernulatus 3 4
VU
Great Black Hawk Buteogallus urubitinga 49 73 5
LC
Black Solitary Eagle Buteogallus solitarius 6 12
NT
Crowned Solitary Eagle Buteogallus coronatus 7 6 2
EN
Barred Hawk Morphnarchus princeps 3 6 2
LC
White-tailed Hawk Geranoaetus albicaudatus 17 46 4
LC
Variable Hawk Geranoaetus polyosoma 24 65 3
LC
Black-chested Buzzard-eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus 23 100 1
LC
White Hawk Pseudastur albicollis 26 24 1
LC
Grey-backed Hawk Pseudastur occidentalis 1 10 3
EN
Mantled Hawk Pseudastur polionotus 4 7 2
NT
Semiplumbeous Hawk Leucopternis semiplumbeus 1 11 5
LC
Black-faced Hawk Leucopternis melanops 8 4 3
LC
White-browed Hawk Leucopternis kuhli 4 2
LC
Grey Hawk Buteo plagiatus 15 24 3
LC
Grey-lined Hawk Buteo nitidus 19 34 4
LC
Ridgway's Hawk Buteo ridgwayi 4 6 2
CR
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus 19 88 2
LC
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus 33 81 3
LC
Hawaiian Hawk Buteo solitarius 7 4 3
NT
White-throated Hawk Buteo albigula 14 3
LC
Short-tailed Hawk Buteo brachyurus 13 29 1
LC
Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni 12 56
LC
Galapagos Hawk Buteo galapagoensis 13 20
VU
Zone-tailed Hawk Buteo albonotatus 11 22 2
LC
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis 31 150 1
LC
Rufous-tailed Hawk Buteo ventralis 3
VU
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus 29 56 5
LC
Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis 12 18
LC
Red-necked Buzzard Buteo auguralis 2 10
LC
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur 18 53
LC
Jackal Buzzard Buteo rufofuscus 3 30 1
LC
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo 93 269 4
LC
Japanese Buzzard Buteo japonicus 9 14 2
LC
Himalayan Buzzard Buteo refectus 6 7
LC
Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus 4 11
NT
Forest Buzzard Buteo trizonatus 3
LC
Madagascar Buzzard Buteo brachypterus 3 15
LC
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus 19 112 1
LC
Socotra Buzzard Buteo socotraensis 2
VU
Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius 9 16
LC

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