Circaetinae

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Circaetinae
Fasciated snake eagle.jpg
Fasciated snake-eagle
Circaetus fasciolatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom Information
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Branch Deuterostomia
Phylum Information
Phylum Chordata
Sub-phylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata
Class Information
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Aves
Sub-class Neornithes
Infra-class Neoaves
Order Information
Order Accipitriformes
Sub-order Accipitres
Family Information
Superfamily Accipitroidea
Family Accipitridae
Sub-family Circaetinae
Population statistics

Circaetinae refers to a subfamily of the family Accipitridae, consisting of five genera and sixteen species of birds commonly known as "snake-eagles" for the food preference of most of the species.

  • Subfamily Circaetinae: snake-eagles
  • Genus Circaetus
Banded snake-eagle, Circaetus cinerascens
Beaudouin's snake-eagle, Circaetus beaudouini
Black-chested snake-eagle, Circaetus pectoralis
Brown snake-eagle, Circaetus cinereus
Fasciated snake-eagle, Circaetus fasciolatus
Short-toed eagle, Circaetus gallicus
  • Genus Eutriorchis
Madagascar serpent-eagle, Eutriorchis astur
  • Genus Pithecophaga
Philippine eagle, Pithecophaga jefferyi
  • Genus Spilornis
Andaman serpent-eagle, Spilornis elgini
Crested serpent-eagle, Spilornis cheela
Mountain serpent-eagle,Spilornis kinabaluensis
Nicobar serpent-eagle, Spilornis minimus
Philippine serpent-eagle, Spilornis holospilus
Sulawesi serpent-eagle, Spilornis rufipectus
  • Genus Terathopius
Bateleur, Terathopius ecaudatus

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