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
2019-02-04 08:00Queen Elizabeth II NP--Kasenyi Track2
2019-02-06 15:53Blue Nile Falls1
2019-02-10 07:00Serengeti NP (Mara and Shinyanga Provinces)1
2019-02-05 12:30Lake Nakuru NP1
2019-02-06 07:04Lake Sonachi/Crater Lake1
2019-02-13 16:00Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ndutu Safari Lodge1
2019-02-12 15:47Woodbush Forest1
2019-02-10 16:00Rio Maria1
2019-02-12 06:10Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary2
2019-02-11 10:10Doreen Clark Nature Reserve2
2019-02-11 15:29Kuleni Conservancy1
2019-02-16 08:50Mtunzini (general area)1