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
2020-03-03 16:19Zakouma NP
2020-03-15 07:14Nyungwe NP--Uwinka1
2020-03-13 08:37Lake Nyabikere1
2020-03-29 09:30Kibale Forest NP2
2020-03-12 08:13Bigodi Swamp1
2020-03-18 16:00Ruhondo wetland
2020-03-10 08:14Bugesera Lodge1
2020-03-08 14:55Lake Gaharwa1
2020-03-07 19:46Akagera NP--Pls if possible, use more specific locations.2
2020-03-12 16:44David Livingstone Safari Lodge1
2020-03-03 15:52Budalangi Wetland1
2020-03-10 07:56Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Lake Ndutu2
2020-03-13 16:00Lake Nakuru NP1
2020-03-10 07:55Aledeghi Wildlife Reserve2
2020-03-14 07:39Woodbush Forest1
2020-03-08 09:00Lydenburg1
2020-03-15 19:44Graskop1
2020-03-05 10:06Kaapschehoop
2020-03-15 15:57Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve1
2020-03-11 05:45Kruger NP--Afsaal to Napi Rd/H31
2020-03-14 10:50Kruger NP--Lower Sabie Rest Camp1
2020-03-24 07:00Sani Lodge Backpackers2
2020-03-24 06:19Sani Valley Lodge2
2020-03-20 07:30Marutswa Forest1
2020-03-18 09:08Karkloof Conservancy1
2020-03-08 08:01Highover Reserve1
2020-03-14 12:55Mkhuze GR - Nsumo Pan1
2020-03-17 11:10Mtunzini (general area)1