Kites, Eagles and Hawks – Accipitridae

There are 27 species that are recorded at the Bosphorus. They are Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus), Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), European Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus), Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus), Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus), Short-toed Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus), Bateleur (Terathopius ecudatus), Lesser Spotted Eagle (Clanga pomarina), Greater Spotted Eagle (Clanga clanga), Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus), Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis), Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Bonelli’s Eagle (Aquila fasciata), Levant Sparrowhawk (Accipiter brevipes), Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus), Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus), Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus), Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus), Montagu’s Harrier (Circus pygargus), Red Kite (Milvus milvus), Black Kite (Milvus migrans), White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus), Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo), Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus).

1) Black-winged Kite – Elanus caeruleus

ak-c3a7aylak_ahmet-karatac59fphoto: Ahmet KARATAŞ

2) Egyptian Vulture – Neophron percnopterus

38186photo: Arslan KEZER

3) European Honey Buzzard – Pernis apivorus

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photo: Sercan BİLGİN

4) Griffon Vulture – Gyps fulvus

kc4b1zc4b1l-akbaba_mehmet-hanayphoto: Mehmet HANAY

5) Cinereous Vulture – Aegypius monachus

kara-akbaba_mehmet-hanayphoto: Mehmet HANAY

6) Short-toed Snake Eagle – Circaetus gallicus

Goc (3727)
photo: Sercan BİLGİN

7) Bateleur – Terathopius ecaudatus

8) Lesser Spotted Eagle – Clanga pomarina

Goc (3492)
photo: Sercan BİLGİN

9) Greater Spotted Eagle – Clanga clanga

img_7885photo: Sercan BİLGİN

10) Booted Eagle – Hieraaetus pennatus

Goc (3305)
photo: Sercan BİLGİN

11) Steppe Eagle – Aquila nipalensis

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photo: Sercan BİLGİN

12) Eastern Imperial Eagle – Aquila heliaca

img_7520photo: Sercan BİLGİN

13) Golden Eagle – Aquila chrysaetos

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photo: Sercan BİLGİN

14) Bonelli’s Eagle – Aquila fasciata

220783photo: Arslan KEZER

15) Levant Sparrowhawk – Accipiter brevipes

IMG_6075photo: Sercan BİLGİN

16) Eurasian Sparrowhawk – Accipiter nisus

IMG_3334photo: Sercan BİLGİN

17) Northern Goshawk – Accipiter gentilis

163552photo: Mutlu SALMAN

18) Western Marsh Harrier – Circus aeruginosus

saz-delicesi_ergc3bcn-bacakphoto: Ergün BACAK

19) Hen Harrier – Circus cyaneus

IMG_6523photo: Mehmet HANAY

20) Pallid Harrier – Circus macrourus

Goc (1355)photo: Sercan BİLGİN

21) Montagu’s Harrier – Circus pygargus

22) Red Kite – Milvus milvus

kc4b1zc4b1l-c3a7aylak_ahmet-karatac59fphoto: Ahmet KARATAŞ

23) Black Kite – Milvus migrans

Goc (1263)photo: Sercan BİLGİN

24) White-tailed Eagle – Haliaeetus albicilla

IMG_8988photo: Sercan BİLGİN

25) Rough-legged Buzzard – Buteo lagopus

pac3a7alc4b1-c59fahin_mehmet-hanayphoto: Mehmet HANAY

26) Common Buzzard – Buteo buteo

IMG_7047photo: Sercan BİLGİN

27) Long-legged Buzzard – Buteo rufinus

kc4b1zc4b1l-c59fahin_mehmet-hanayphoto: Mehmet HANAY