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    • Spilornis
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

earthknight

Date

April 21, 2015

Description

No photograph.

Large broad-winged raptor riding the updraft above the cliffs.

Dark body with wings and tail carrying distinctive bright white bands edged by black.

Heavily back-lit so color was impossible to determine, but the white banding was diagnostic.

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

January 18, 2015 11:32 AM IST

Description

Crested Serpent Eagle
Location: Forest track near Srirampur, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 18th January 2015
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 1.7x TC

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

January 18, 2015 11:32 AM IST

Description

Crested Serpent Eagle
Location: Forest track near Srirampur, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 18th January 2015
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 1.7x TC

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dave_k_h

Date

January 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

csavy

Date

November 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

August 24, 2014 08:18 AM IST

Description

Crested Serpent Eagle - juvenile

Location: Forest Track, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 24th August 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

July 20, 2014 06:43 AM IST

Description

Crested Serpent Eagle

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 20th July 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 1, 2014 08:40 AM IST

Description

Crested Serpent Eagle finishing off a snake meal

Location: Hathikhira Tea Estate, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 1st June 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

Photos / Sounds

What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

May 21, 2014 07:20 AM IST

Description

Crested Serpent Eagle

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 21st May 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

May 29, 2014 09:27 AM IST

Description

Crested Serpent Eagle

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 29th May 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela

Observer

yaofong_tsao

Date

April 19, 2014

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Description from Wikipedia

Spilornis is a genus of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. As adults all have dark crowns, and bright yellow eyes and cere. These medium-sized raptors are found in forests of southern Asia and are known as serpent-eagles; an English name shared with two African species from the genera Dryotriorchis and Eutriorchis.

No range data available.