Clanga (genus)

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Clanga
Greater spotted eagle.jpg
Greater spotted eagle (Clanga clanga)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Aquilinae
Genus: Clanga
Adamowicz, 1858

Clanga is a genus which contains the spotted eagles. The genus name is from Ancient Greek klangos, "eagle".[1]

Species[edit]

Common name Scientific name [a] IUCN Red List Status Distribution Picture
Status Trend Population[b]
Greater spotted eagle Clanga clanga
(Pallas, 1811)
VU IUCN[2] Decrease 3,300 - 8,800 Aquila clanga distribution map.png Aquila clanga from Tal Chapar Wildlife Sanctuary.jpg
Lesser spotted eagle Clanga pomarina
Brehm, 1831
LC IUCN[3] Steady 40,000 - 60,000 ClangaPomarinaIUCNver2018 2.png עיט חורש.jpg
Indian spotted eagle Clanga hastata
(Lesson, 1834)
VU IUCN[4] Decrease 2,500 - 9,999 Aquila pomarina distribution map.png Indian spotted eagle.jpg

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Accipiter.
  2. ^ Estimate for the number of mature individuals in the wild.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 110. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Clanga clanga". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  3. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Clanga pomarina". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  4. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Clanga hastata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.