The long-crested eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis) is a bird of prey. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae. It is currently placed in a monotypic genus Lophaetus.

A relatively small eagle (about 55 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara, except in the arid zones. In southern Africa it is a fairly common resident in the eastern areas. It inhabits woodlands, exotic plantations, forest edges and mainly lives off rodents and shrews.
Long-crested Eagle
Date Location Count
2018-12-05 08:00Kartong Wetland2
2018-12-01 10:33Queen Elizabeth II NP--Kasenyi Track1
2018-12-06 06:05Kibale Forest NP1
2018-12-05 06:40Murchison Falls NP--north side (Paraa to Albert Nile swamps)1
2018-12-01 08:45Kyambura Gorge1
2018-12-04 12:50Butiaba Escarpment1
2018-12-05 14:01Akagera NP--Akagera Lodge1
2018-12-02 09:25Bale Mts--Harenna Forest1
2018-12-05 17:55Lake Nakuru NP2
2018-12-09 07:00Karura Forest, Muthaiga1
2018-11-30 06:00Seldomseen1
2018-12-07 05:15Kuleni Conservancy1