English Name: Black-chested Snake-eagle
Scientific Name: Circaetus pectoralis
Behaviour: In flight
Species Status: LEAST CONCERN
Taxonomic Notes: Circaetus gallicus and C. pectoralis (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) were previously lumped into C. gallicus following Dowsett and Forbes-Watson (1993). Following review by BirdLife Taxonomic Working Group all three are now considered separate species.
Alternative English Name: Black-breasted Snake-Eagle
Alternative English Name 2: Black-chested Snake Eagle