Bonelli's Eagle

The Bonelli's Eagle is a species of wooded, often hilly, country with some open areas. The African race prefers savannah, forest edges, cultivation, and scrub, provided there are some large trees; this is not a species of very open or densely forested habitats.

The Bonelli's Eagle is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila fasciata) is a large bird of prey. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. It breeds in southern Europe, Africa both north and south of the Sahara Desert and across southern Asia to Indonesia. It is usually a resident breeder which lays 1-3 eggs in a tree or crag nest. The Bonelli's Eagle is a species of wooded, often hilly, country with some open areas. More

* Bonelli's Eagle, the Booted Eagle and the Little Eagle have been moved from Hieraaetus to Aquila. * Either the Greater Spotted Eagle and Lesser Spotted Eagle should move from Aquila to join the Long-crested Eagle in Lophaetus, or, perhaps better, all three of these species should move to Ictinaetus with the Black Eagle. More

* Juvenile and adult Bonelli's Eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus) at Van Long Nature Sanctuary, Viet Nam Juvenile and adult Bonelli's Eagle Van Long Nature Reserve, Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam LHarding 28 November 2007 1 year ago 2 * Bonelli's Eagle 17/09/95 (c) P Waanders Bird in flight. Slide scan Vlieland, Netherlands (ssp fasciatus) Peter Waanders 17 September 1995 8 weeks ago 1. More

163, Bonelli's Eagle, 1, BRD, 1/30/98, Cliff at Babington Point, 1. 163, Bonelli's Birds at Pashan Lake: Highlight: was a visit to a live Bonelli's Eagle's nest, near Pashan Lake. Journal of Raptor Research Cover art: 2001 (1) Booted Eagle Luis M. Curesma Gallardo, 2001 (2) Ferruginous Hawk Hans Peeters, More

For this reason, the young of Bonelli's eagles can be easily confused with Booted Eagle and Common Buzzard in flight. More

Images Adult female Bonelli's eagle in flight Bonelli’s eagle is an agile, mostly silent hunter; its distinctive klu-klu-klu-klee call is heard only when it is near the nest or when mating. The plumage on the upperparts is dark brown, while the white underbelly is patterned with dark bands, and ... More

Adult female Bonelli's eagle in flight Adult female Bonelli's eagle in flightPrint factsheet Facts - French: Aigle De Bonelli Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Falconiformes Family Accipitridae Genus Hieraaetus (1) Size More

The Bonelli's Eagle takes a wide range of live prey, all taken alive. It usually hunts from cover by a quick dash from inside a tree, but it will also catch prey by quartering hill slopes like other eagles, or make a stoop from a soaring position. Most prey is taken on the ground. This eagle takes large prey items, usually mammals or birds. More

Bonelli's Eagle on foot.Its name seems to recall that of the Norman Bonello family involved in twelfth century intrigues at Sicily's royal court, but in fact comes from that of Franco Andrea Bonelli (1784-1830), the northern Italian naturalist who established one of Piedmont's first zoos. Though not a falcon, Bonelli's Eagle was used in falconry, a fact the medieval Bonellos would have appreciated. The "aquila del Bonelli" (scientifically hieraaetus fasciatus) is a graceful bird of prey. More

endangered Bonelli's Eagles in their natural environment, plus the many more beautiful birds and wildlife living in this hidden valley. We offer bed & breakfast with evening meal, including transfers from either Alicante or Murcia airports with experienced guides that can be arranged for for visits to sites of ornithological interest. More

Habichtsadler / Bonelli's eagle by schreibtnix (off for a while). To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. Comments view profile kirgamby Pro User says: Nominated I pick this photograph to be on the cover of National Geographic National Geographic: Are You Good Enough? Posted 5 weeks ago. More

Bonelli's eagle in Spain Seo/Birdlife made Bonelli's Eagle its Bird of the Year for 2005. Bonelli's eagle is a classic Mediterranean bird of prey, associated with the mosaic of forests, scrub and farmland typical in eastern Spain . It builds its nest in crags and ravines and hunts over scrubland, pasture and dry farmland. Its population is declining throughout Europe . Just 1000 odd pairs survive in the continent, of which around 750 are in Spain . More

Bonelli's Eagle, the Eagle of the Mediterranean by Stratis Bourdakis Bonelli's Eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus) is a medium sized eagle (65-72 cm), with a wingspan of 150-180 cm, living in Europe only near the Mediterranean. Its world distribution extends from NW Africa and the Iberian peninsula east to N Indochina and S China. Bonelli's Eagles occur in mountainous areas of low and medium height (up to 1,500 m), rarely higher. More

Bonelli's Eagle in the Serranía Bonelli’s Eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus) master of our skies. If you were to search for an emblematic species which would define the importance of the Serranía de Ronda for wildlife, then the Bonelli’s Eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus) would be the definitive and unequivocal choice. More

Bonelli's eagles often use areas that have great biological value but are generally unprotected, is the fruit of a project supported by the Barcelona City Council and the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. More

Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Hieraaetus
Species : fasciatus
Authority : (Vieillot, 1822)