An adult bird perched in a roadside tree.

Sulawesi Serpent-Eagle
An adult bird perched in a roadside tree.
Species: Sulawesi Serpent-eagle   Spilornis rufipectus
Subspecies: rufipectus
Author: daviddbeadle
Monday, October 10, 2011
Added to IBC: 13 Dec 2011 - 22:23
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Altitude (m): 
1295 meters


A remarkably tame individual!

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daviddbeadle, IBC990208. Accessible at

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daviddbeadle, IBC990208. Photo of Sulawesi Serpent-eagle Spilornis rufipectus at Gunung Ambang Nature Reserve, Indonesia. Accessible at

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