French: Autour de Meyer German: Meyerhabicht Spanish: Azor de Meyer
Ansus, Yapen Island, New Guinea
Taliabu (in Sula Is)#R, Halmahera, Obi, Seram, Boano and Seram Laut (Moluccas) through N & E New Guinea, including islands of Yapen, Karkar and Bagabag, to Bismarck Archipelago (Umboi, New Britain, Watom and apparently Manus) and Solomon Is (Vella Lavella, Kolombangara, Nggatokae and Guadalcanal).
43–53 cm; male 530 g, female 1100 g; wingspan 86–105 cm. Large to very large Accipiter with long rounded wings, large-headed appearance (protrudes in... read more
Fairly high-pitched, slightly hoarse and upslurred screech "ka-ah" given at rate of 1... read more
Hill and montane rainforest, including partially logged areas, forest edge, forest interior along... read more
Food and feeding
Little known. Birds of many species, commonly including Papuan Mountain-pigeon (Gymnophaps albertisii); also free-ranging domestic... read more
Poorly known. Season apparently long, from austral winter to early summer: copulation observed late May/early Jun; specimen in breeding... read more
Unknown; but some records (e.g. that on Watom) may be indicative of dispersal rather than residency... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Scarce, apparently low-density species seldom encountered by ornithologists, although range has been recently expanded to... read more
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