side view of confiding bird on roadside telegraph pole, flies off

side view of confiding bird on roadside telegraph pole, flies off
Species: Crested Serpent-eagle   Spilornis cheela
Subspecies: abbotti
Author: mkennewell
Date: 
Saturday, January 8, 2011
Added to IBC: 15 Jan 2011 - 07:02
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Altitude (m): 
35 meters
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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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Citation

mkennewell, IBC1185880. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1185880.

Extended version
mkennewell, IBC1185880. Video of Crested Serpent-eagle Spilornis cheela at Lugu, Indonesia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1185880.

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