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Alternate name
Dryotriorchis spectabilis Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
54 - 60 cm [wingspan 94 - 106.] Length
Tropical lowland moist forest. Found in:- Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, , Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda. Habitat
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Clutch
Mainly snakes also liizards, rodents Food  
  Habits
3379 - TSN: 175510 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Czech: Orlík jestrábovitý, orlík jestřábovitý
Danish: Slangehøg
German: Schlangenbussard
English: African Serpent Eagle, African Serpent-Eagle, Congo Serpent Eagle, Congo Serpent-Eagle, Congo Snake Eagle, Gold Coast Serpent-Eagle, Serpent Eagle
Spanish: Águila Culebrera del Congo, Culebrera Congoleńa, Culebrera Congoleña
Estonian: aafrika maduhaugas
Finnish: Kongonkäärmehaukka
French: Aigle serpentaire, Aigle Serpentaire du Congo, Serpentaire d'Afrique, Serpentaire du Congo
Hebrew: עיט נחשים אפריקאי
Italian: Aquila serpentaria del Congo, Serpentario del Congo
Japanese: hebiwashi
Japanese: ヘビワシ
Latin: Circaetus spectabilis, Dryotriorchis spectabilis
Dutch: Zaïrese Slangenarend
Norwegian: Kongoslangehauk
Polish: wezojad kongijski, wężojad kongijski
Russian: Конголезский змееяд
Slovak: hadiar dlhochvostý
Swedish: Kongolesisk ormörn
Chinese: 刚果蛇雕

Sub-species
Dryotriorchis spectabilis batesi
Dryotriorchis spectabilis spectabilis

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