The African harrier-hawk, harrier hawk, or gymnogene (Polyboroides typus) is a bird of prey. It is about 60–66 cm in length, and is related to the harriers. It breeds in most of Africa south of the Sahara. The only other member of the genus is the allopatric Madagascan harrier-hawk (Polyboroides radiatus).



African Harrier-Hawk
Date Location Count
2021-07-01 11:21Kakum National Park1
2021-07-06 07:00Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary2
2021-07-10 08:00Cross River NP--Okwangwo Division2
2021-07-21 07:00Liuwa Plain NP1
2021-07-08 08:12Semuliki NP2
2021-07-13 07:25Semuliki NP--Kirumya Trail1
2021-07-10 12:45Queen Elizabeth II NP--Ishasha sector 23
2021-07-02 14:42Silverback Lodge1
2021-07-11 09:53Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Entrance Road1
2021-07-11 06:52Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Waterfall Walk1
2021-07-01 12:00Queen Elizabeth II NP--Kasenyi Channel to Ishasha Gate2
2021-07-02 09:03Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Buhoma1
2021-07-02 09:38Buhoma to 'The Neck'1
2021-07-07 11:12Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--'The Neck'1
2021-06-27 06:58Ngepi Camp Lodge1
2021-07-05 07:54Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Mubwindi Swamp1
2021-06-29 12:30Chimpanzee Guesthouse1
2021-07-17 09:01Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Ruhija2
2021-07-13 06:59Bigodi Community Walk3
2021-07-15 08:24Nyarutarama Lake and Golf Course1
2021-06-26 07:38Nyandungu Wetland1
2021-07-11 12:56UMUSAMBI VILLAGE - Wetlands and Grey Crowned Crane rehabilitation1
2021-07-03 08:00Murchison Falls NP--general area (please be more specific)1
2021-07-16 08:20Gashora Swamp1
2021-07-19 06:35Rwakobo Rock Lodge2
2021-07-15 17:54Lake Mburo NP1
2021-06-30 11:15Kabalega Diner1
2021-07-18 08:38Mabamba Swamp1
2021-06-26 08:30Mabamba Swamp--Main channel1
2021-07-17 10:19Boma Guesthouse1
2021-07-18 15:00Entebbe Botanical Garden2
2021-06-27 06:51Nsobe Camp1
2021-07-08 14:49Maasai Mara NR--Governor's Camp1
2021-06-29 16:39Mutinondo Wilderness
2021-06-26 07:01KWS Hippo Camp, Lake Naivasha1
2021-07-08 16:42Upper Kijabe1
2021-07-02 07:00Lake Manyara NP (Arusha)
2021-07-18 08:08Nandi & Miotoni Roads1
2021-07-08 20:51Sigiri (Gigiri) Forest2
2021-06-26 06:15Kfeet, Wetlands & Lily Lake, Karura Forest1
2021-07-21 10:03Nairobi River @ National Museums of Kenya (incl. Boulevard Hotel)1
2021-07-24 10:13Nairobi NP1
2021-07-13 06:30Samburu NR--Elephant Bedroom Camp
2021-07-09 07:52Ruaha NP--Mwagusi Safari Camp3
2021-07-04 16:55Ruaha River Lodge1
2021-07-09 07:36Mt Meru Forest Reserve1
2021-07-09 11:16Tungamalenga (village)1
2021-07-04 08:30Mandegee farm1
2021-07-05 11:42Marataba Lodge2
2021-07-10 09:25Sanje Falls2
2021-06-25 15:00West Usambara Mountains--Mambo ViewPioint Eco Lodge
2021-07-11 08:03Vuma Hills Tented Camp1
2021-07-10 08:10Tsavo East NP--southern section2
2021-07-09 13:10Magamba Nature Forest Reserve--Sekomu Trail1
2021-07-24 07:13East Usambara Mountains--Amani Nature Reserve1
2021-07-24 15:14East Usambara Mountains--Kwankoko Tea Plantation1
2021-07-07 10:26Knysna--Belvidere Estate1
2021-07-20 09:47Kwamgumi Forest Reserve1
2021-07-21 08:15Arabuko-Sokoke NP--Kenya Forest Service
2021-07-06 10:35Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River
2021-07-12 07:46Kruger NP--Crooks Corner
2021-07-22 17:12Ngezi Forest1
2021-07-23 07:05Kruger NP--Phalaborwa Gate1
2021-06-27 06:41Kruger NP--Orpen Rest Camp1
2021-06-27 06:45Manyeleti Game Reserve1
2021-07-17 06:51Nelspruit--Mataffin1
2021-07-03 06:17Nelspruit Nature Reserve
2021-06-26 11:01Midmar Dam--South Shore (Thurlow Gate)1
2021-07-06 17:16Pongola NR1
2021-06-26 15:56Oribi Gorge NR1
2021-06-30 15:40Eshowe--Dlinza Forest1
2021-07-21 07:00Phinda GR2