Backyard Birds

Listing of Birds of Prey (including Owls & Frogmouths) Found in Indonesia

Also refer to: Birds found in IndonesiaMaluku Island BirdsNew Guinea Birds

Photos of Birds of Prey found in Indonesia

Birds or Prey (including Owls) native to, or found in Indonesia:

Australian Hobby (Falco longipennis)

Peregrine Falcons (Falco peregrinus ernesti)

Spotted Kestrel ((Falco moluccensis)

Black-thighed Falconet (Microhierax fringillarius)

White-fronted Falconets (Microhierax latifrons)

Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

Biak Scops Owl (Otus beccarii) – Endemic to the twin islands of Biak-Supiori in Geelvink Bay, Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), Indonesia

Enggano Scops Owl (Otus enganensis)

Flores Scops Owl (Otus alfredi) – Endemic to the island of Flores, Indonesia

Javan Scops Owl (Otus angelinae)

Mentawai Scops Owl (Otus mentawi) – Endemic to larger islands of Mentawai, off west Sumatra, Indonesia

Rajah Scops Owl (Otus brookii)

Siau Scops Owl (Otus siaoensis) – Endemic to the island of Siau, north of Sulawesi, Indonesia

Simeulue Scops Owl (Otus umbra)

Rufous Owl (Ninox rufa)

Barred Eagle-owl (Bubo sumatranus)

Buffy Fish Owl (Ketupa ketupu)

Brown Hawk-owl (Ninox scutulata)

Barred Honey-buzzard (Pernis celebensis)

Long-tailed Honey-buzzard (Henicopernis longicauda)

Besra (Accipiter virgatus)

Black-mantled Goshawk (Accipiter melanochlamys)

Chinese Goshawk aka Chinese sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis)

Crested Goshawk (Accipiter trivirgatus)

Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis)

Meyer’s Goshawk (Accipiter meyerianus)

Moluccan Goshawk (Accipiter henicogrammus) – Bird of Prey

Rufous-necked Sparrowhawk (Accipiter erythrauchen)

Small Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nanus)

Sulawesi Goshawks (Accipiter griseiceps) – Bird of Prey

Vinous-breasted Sparrowhawk (Accipiter rhodogaster)

Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)

Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)

Chestnut-shouldered Goshawk (Erythrotriorchis buergersi)

Crestless Changeable Hawk-eagles (Nisaetus cirrhatus floris) – Range: Sumbawa and Flores, Indonesia

Javan Hawk-eagle (Nisaetus bartelsi) – Range: Humid tropical forests of Java

Sulawesi or Celebes Hawk-eagles (Nisaetus lanceolatus) – Range: Sulawesi and its satellite islands of Buton, Muna, Banggai and Sula Islands

Wallace’s Hawk-eagle (Nisaetus nanus) – Range: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand

New Guinea Hawk-eagle (Hieraaetus weiskei)

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) – Global occurrence. – ID: Black/brown

Rufous-winged Buzzard (Butastur liventer)

White-bellied Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)

Frogmouths (Genus Batrachostomus and Podargus)

Rufous-bellied Eagle (Lophotriorchis kienerii)

Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus)

Sulawesi Serpent-eagle (Spilornis rufipectus)

Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela) or Kanmuri-washi

Mountain Serpent Eagles (Spilornis kinabaluensis)


Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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