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Circaetus fasciolatus

Southern Banded Snake-Eagle

Circaetus fasciolatus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Falconiformes
Familia: Accipitridae
Subfamilia: Circaetinae
Genus: Circaetus
Species: Circaetus fasciolatus

Name

Circaetus fasciolatus Kaup, 1847

Reference

Isis, oder Encyclopädische Zeitung 40 col.954

Vernacular names
Česky: Orlík jižní
Español: Culebrera barreada
Polski: Gadożer krótkoskrzydły

The Southern Banded Snake Eagle or Fasciated Snake Eagle (Circaetus fasciolatus) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found in Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
References

^ BirdLife International (2008). "Circaetus fasciolatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 September 2010.

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