Taxon profile


Changeable Hawk-eagle
Nisaetus cirrhatus (J. F. Gmelin, 1788)

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

Scientific synonyms

Spizaetus cirrhatus (J. F. Gmelin, 1788)

Least Concern LC


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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Nisaetus cirrhatus andamanensis (Tytler, 1865)
subspecies Nisaetus cirrhatus ceylanensis (Gmelin, 1788)

Nisaetus cirrhatus ceylanensis

subspecies Nisaetus cirrhatus cirrhatus (Gmelin, 1788)
subspecies Nisaetus cirrhatus limnaeetus (Horsfield, 1821) - Crestless Changeable Hawk-eagle

Nisaetus cirrhatus limnaeetus

subspecies Nisaetus cirrhatus vanheurni (Junge, 1936)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22732090]

Bird Life [] [as Nisaetus cirrhatus (Gmelin, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Nisaetus cirrhatus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Nisaetus cirrhatus J. F. Gmelin, 1788]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Spizaetus cirrhatus (Gmelin, 1788)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Nisaetus cirrhatus]
Data retrieved on: 9 April 2013

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