Ichthyophaga

Ichthyophaga

Taxobox
name = "Ichthyophaga"


image_width = 240px
image_caption = Grey-headed Fish-eagle
status =
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Accipitriformes
familia = Accipitridae
genus = "Ichthyophaga"
genus_authority = Lesson, 1843
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = "Ichthyophaga humilis"
"Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus"

"Ichthyophaga" is a genus of two species of eagles, closely related to the sea-eagles in the genus "Haliaeetus". Both are native to southeastern Asia, from the Indian subcontinent southeast to Sulawesi. They are smaller than the "Haliaeetus" eagles, though overlapping in size with the smaller species of that genus. Both share similar plumage, with grey heads grading into dull grey-brown wings and bodies, and white belly and legs. They differ in tail colour, with Lesser Fish-eagle having a brown tail, and Grey-headed Fish-eagle having a white tail with a black terminal band, and also in size, with Lesser Fish-eagle only about half of the weight of Grey-headed Fish-eagle.del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., & Sargatal, J., eds. (1994). "Handbook of the Birds of the World" Vol. 2. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona ISBN 84-87334-15-6.]

pecies

* Lesser Fish-eagle "Ichthyophaga humilis"
* Grey-headed Fish-eagle "Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus"

Ecology

As their names suggest, both species feed largely on fish, caught mainly in freshwater on lakes and large rivers, but also occasionally in saltwater in estuaries and along coasts.

References


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