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Category:Aquila - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Aquila

Description

Taxonomy

Aquila is a genus in the family Accipitridae.
Some authorities include the genus Hieraaetus in Aquila. Reference for this should be: Wink, Loftikhah and Bednarek, 1998, in Chancellor, Mayburg and Ferraro, eds. Holarctic Birds of Prey (29-48). In this treatement Bonelli's Eagle and African Hawk-Eagle have been moved from Hieraaetus to Aquila, Cassin's Hawk-Eagle from Spizaetus to here. The three species of the genus Clanga were formerly included in this genus.


Genus Aquila viewedit
A. rapax Tawny Eagle
A. nipalensis Steppe Eagle
A. adalberti Spanish Imperial Eagle
A. heliaca Eastern Imperial Eagle
A. gurneyi Gurney's Eagle
A. chrysaetos Golden Eagle
A. audax Wedge-tailed Eagle
A. africana Cassin's Hawk-Eagle
A. verreauxii Verreaux's Eagle
A. fasciata Bonelli's Eagle
A. spilogaster African Hawk-Eagle
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