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 v       increasing
Jerdon’s Baza  Avecida jerdoni v       decreasing
Black Baza  Aviceda leuphotes v       decreasing
Oriental Honey-Buzzard Pernis ptilorhyncus v       stable
Black-shouldered kite Elanus caeruleus v       increasing
Red Kite  Milvus milvus   insufficiently known     decreasing
Black Kite  Milvus migrans v       unknown
Brahminy Kite  Haliastur indus
Credit by Pankaj Lad
v       decreasing
White-bellied Sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster v       decreasing
Pallas’s Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus   Vulnerable     decreasing
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla v       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 v       decreasing
Egyptian Vulture  Neophron percnopterus v       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 v     Endangered stable
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus v       increasing
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus   near threatened     decreasing
Redheaded Vulture Sarcogyps calvus   near threatened   Critically endangered decreasing
Short-toed Snake-Eagle Circaetus gallicus v       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!
v       Stable
Great Nicobar Serpent-eagle Spilornis klossi   near threatened     decreasing
Andaman Serpent-eagle spilornis elgini   near threatened     decreasing
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus v       increasing
Eastern Marsh Harrier Circus spilonotus v       stable
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus v       decreasing
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus   near threatened     decreasing
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos v       decreasing
Montague’s Harrier Circus pygargus v       decreasing
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus v       decreasing
Shikra Accipiter badius v       Stable
Nicobar Sparrowhawk Accipiter butleri   Vulnerable   Vulnerable  
Chinese Sparrowhawk Accipiter soloensis v       Stable
Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis v       Stable
Besra Accipiter virgatus v       decreasing
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus v       Stable
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis v       Stable
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa v       Stable
Grey-faced Buzzard butastur indicus v       decreasing
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo v       increasing
Himalayan Buzzard Buteo refectus v       Unknown
Long-legged Buzzard buteo rufinus v       Stable
Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius
v       stable
Saurabh Sawant made this excellent recording in Hanle, Ladakh          
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus (India??) v       Stable
Indian Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis v       decreasing
Indian Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina v       Unknown
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga   Vulnerable     decreasing
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax v       stable
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis v     Endangered decreasing
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca   Vulnerable     decreasing
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos v       stable
Bonelli’s Eagle Hieraatus fasciatus v       decreasing
Booted Eagle Hieraatus pennatus v       decreasing
Rufous-bellied Eagle Hieraatus kienerii v       decreasing
Changeable Hawk-eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus v       decreasing
Mountain Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nipalensis v       decreasing
Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens v       stable
Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucos v       stable
Lesser Kestrel falco naumanni   Vulnerable     stable
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus v       decreasing
Red-headed Falcon Falco chiquera v     Endangered stable
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis v       stable
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor v       stable
Merlin Falco columbarius v       decreasing
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo v       decreasing
Oriental Hobby Falco severus v       decreasing
Laggar Falcon Falco jugger v       decreasing
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug v       decreasing
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus v       stable