French: Aigle de Florès German: Floreshaubenadler Spanish: Águila de Flores
Limnaëtus limnaëtus floris
E. J. O. Hartert, 1898,
Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores and Alor#R).
60–80 cm. Slightly larger than closely related N. cirrhatus; crestless; differs from cirrhatus in having white head and underparts, with... read more
One on Alor gave a loud, shrill, high-pitched whistle.
Occurs in tropical lowland and sub-montane moist forest from sea-level to c. 1700 m, with most... read more
Food and feeding
Almost nothing known of diet and foraging behaviour. Presumably still-hunts from perch like congeners. Seen catching snake on Sumbawa, and... read more
Very little information. Active nests reported on Flores in Mar, Apr, May and Aug; nest and eggs undescribed.
Thought to be sedentary aside from dispersal movements of juveniles. Given its presence on small... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. CITES II. Restricted-range species endemic to the Lesser Sundas and present in the Northern Nusa Tenggara Endemic Bird Area. Population estimated to... read more
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