Diurnal Raptors of India

Species CITES Appendix Listing I & II IUCN Red Data Book
Not Globally Threatened Threatened status Threatened status Population Trend
Osprey Pandion haliaetus increasing
Jerdon’s Baza  Avecida jerdoni decreasing
Black Baza  Aviceda leuphotes decreasing
Oriental Honey-Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus stable
Black-shouldered kite Elanus caeruleus increasing
Red Kite  Milvus milvus insufficiently known decreasing
Black Kite  Milvus migrans unknown
Brahminy Kite  Haliastur indus
Credit by Pankaj Lad
decreasing
White-bellied Sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster decreasing
Pallas’s Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus Vulnerable decreasing
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla increasing
Lesser Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga humilis near threatened near threatened decreasing
Grey-headed Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus near threatened near threatened decreasing
Bearded Vulture  Gypaetus barbatus decreasing
Egyptian Vulture  Neophron percnopterus decreasing
Indian White-backed Vulture Gyps bengalensis Critical Critically endangered
Indian Vulture or Indian Long-billed Vulture Gyps indicus Critical Critically endangered decreasing
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris Critical Critically endangered
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis Endangered stable
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus increasing
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus near threatened decreasing
Redheaded Vulture Sarcogyps calvus near threatened Critically endangered decreasing
Short-toed Snake-Eagle Circaetus gallicus Stable
Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela
You are listening to the call of a Crested Serpent-eagle recorded by Dr. Samira Agnihotri & Prof. Rohini Balakrishnan in Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve, Karnataka. This species is highly vocal and it’s characteristic call a wild, plaintive, easily recognisable scream!
Stable
Great Nicobar Serpent-eagle Spilornis klossi near threatened decreasing
Andaman Serpent-eagle spilornis elgini near threatened decreasing
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus increasing
Eastern Marsh Harrier Circus spilonotus stable
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus decreasing
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus near threatened decreasing
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos decreasing
Montague’s Harrier Circus pygargus decreasing
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus decreasing
Shikra Accipiter badius Stable
Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri Vulnerable Vulnerable
Chinese Sparrowhawk Accipiter soloensis Stable
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis Stable
Besra Accipiter virgatus decreasing
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Stable
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Stable
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa Stable
Grey-faced Buzzard butastur indicus decreasing
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo increasing
Himalayan Buzzard Buteo refectus Unknown
Long-legged Buzzard buteo rufinus Stable
Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius stable
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus (India??) Stable
Indian Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis decreasing
Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina Unknown
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Vulnerable decreasing
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax stable
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis Endangered decreasing
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca Vulnerable decreasing
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos stable
Bonelli’s Eagle Hieraatus fasciatus decreasing
Booted Eagle Hieraatus pennatus decreasing
Rufous-bellied Eagle Hieraatus kienerii decreasing
Changeable Hawk-eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus decreasing
Mountain Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nipalensis decreasing
Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens stable
Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucos stable
Lesser Kestrel falco naumanni Vulnerable stable
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus decreasing
Red-headed Falcon Falco chiquera Endangered stable
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis stable
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor stable
Merlin Falco columbarius decreasing
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo decreasing
Oriental Hobby Falco severus decreasing
Laggar Falcon Falco jugger decreasing
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug decreasing
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus stable