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The Andaman serpent eagle (Spilornis elgini) is a species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is endemic to the Andaman Islands in southeast India.

Andaman serpent eagle
Andaman Serpent Eagle Albin 1.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Spilornis
Species: S. elgini
Binomial name
Spilornis elgini
(Blyth, 1863)

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.