Location not guaranteed to be exactly as shown on map, but pretty close. Desa Lugu is one of the first seaside villages north of Sinabang.
Many thanks to James Eaton for the Simeulue details www.birdtourasia.com
abbotti is regarded as a full species by Ferguson-Lees and Christie 2005, Raptors of the World, A Field Guide: Simeulue Serpent-Eagle
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Citationmkennewell, IBC1185879. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1185879.
mkennewell, IBC1185879. Video of Crested Serpent-eagle Spilornis cheela at Lugu, Indonesia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1185879.
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