WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliaeetus vocifer (Daudin, 1800)

212677

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212677

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 63-73 cm. Plumage: Head and tail white;...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 63-73 cm. Plumage: Head and tail white; back and wings black; wing coverts, belly and crissum dark chestnut. Immature dull mottled blackish brown above and on belly, white below with dull brown streaking and spotting on breast, chest and upper belly; tail with a dark tip; streaking and spotting decreases as the bird matures, but this takes several years. Bare parts: iris hazel to pale brown; bill black with a bright yellow cere, grey in immature; lores bright yellow, grey in immature; feet and legs bright yellow, grey in immature. Habitat: bays, beaches, estuaries, creeks and any other open water, coastal or inland; usually associated with large trees.<388><391><393> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Haliaeetus vocifer. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212677 on 2017-11-18

Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-07-17 11:07:59Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 63-73 cm. Plumage: Head and tail white; back and wings black; wing coverts, belly and crissum dark chestnut. Immature dull mottled blackish brown above and on belly, white below with dull brown streaking and spotting on breast, chest and upper belly; tail with a dark tip; streaking and spotting decreases as the bird matures, but this takes several years. Bare parts: iris hazel to pale brown; bill black with a bright yellow cere, grey in immature; lores bright yellow, grey in immature; feet and legs bright yellow, grey in immature. Habitat: bays, beaches, estuaries, creeks and any other open water, coastal or inland; usually associated with large trees.<388><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrikaanse zeearend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican fish eagle  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpygargue vocifer  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchreiseeadler  [details]