Wild Birds

Blyth’s Hawk Eagles

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The Blyth’s Hawk Eagles (Nisaetus alboniger) are birds of prey. that breeds in Peninsula Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo. It inhabits open woodland, although island forms prefer a higher tree density. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays a single egg.

 

Description

This medium-sized raptor measures about 51-58 cm in length. Adult has a thick white band on uppertail and undertail, all black above, black spotted breast, barred below. It has a prominent crest like the bazas.

The juvenile is dark brown above. The head and under plumage is light brown.


 

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