Taxon profile


Wedge-tailed Eagle
Aquila audax (Latham, 1802)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Accipitriformes »  family Accipitridae - kites, hawks and eagles »  genus Aquila

Scientific synonyms

Aquila cuneicaudata Brehm, 1845
Aquila fucosa Dumont, 1816

Least Concern


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Aquila audax audax (Latham, 1802)
subspecies Aquila audax fleayi Condon & Amadon, 1954

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [efa4321e-2af1-43fd-ad47-ea9c2e1f87b4]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Aquila audax (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 1 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3538]

Bird Life [] [as Aquila audax (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Aquila audax (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Aquila audax (Latham, 1801)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Aquila audax]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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