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Crested Serpent-Eagle (Spilornis cheela)

Crested Serpent-Eagle (Spilornis cheela)

Crested Serpent-Eagle (Spilornis cheela)

Class: Aves
Family: Acciptridae
Common Name: Crested Serpent-Eagle
Genus: Spilornis
Species Name: cheela

About The Crested Serpent-Eagle

Crested serpent eagles (Spilornis cheela) are found throughout much of the Oriental region. In India, Crested serpent eagles can be found from the lower Himalayas to Sri Lanka and the Andamans. Further east they can be found in Southeast Tibet and Southeast China south of the Changiang valley. Outside of mainland Asia, they can be found on the Greater Sunda islands, Bali and the Philippines.

Biogeographic Regions: oriental (Native ); indian ocean (Native )

Rights Holder: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Bibliographic Citation: Michal, T. 2011. "Spilornis cheela" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link

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