Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)

The Whitebellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) is thinly but widely distributed and is listed as vulnerable in the Indian Red Data Book. There was no data available on the status of this species hence we carried out the survey along the 164 km coastline of Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra during 1996-97 and 1997-98. Our team located 62 nests during this survey. We also surveyed 121 km coastline of Sindhudurg district in year 1999-2000, and located 32 nests of the species.

For details of the survey please follow these links:

Sea Eagle - Ratnagiri district report

Sea eagle - Sindhudurg district report

 

The whitebellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) is a thinly distributed but widespread species.

The Red Data Book on Indian Animals (ZSI 1994) has listed this species as vulnerable. We carried out the status survey of this species in Sindhudurg district from October 99 to February 2000. In our survey we have found 32 nesting sites of this eagle on 121 km coastline of the district.

The Whitebellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) is thinly but widely distributed and is listed as vulnerable in the Indian Red Data Book.

No data on the status and population of this species is available. Its present status, along the 164 km coastline, in the Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra, is given on the basis of a survey undertaken in the district during 1996-97 and 1997-98. We located 62 nests during our survey.