French: Autour rouge German: Fuchshabicht Spanish: Azor rojo
Other common names:
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
N & E Australia from Kimberleys (N Western Australia) E around N & NE coastal and subcoastal regions to N New South Wales; reported also from C Australia.
46–61 cm; male 630–640 g, female 1110–1370 g; wingspan 111–136 cm. Largest birds in S of range. Longer-winged than E. buergersi, and... read more
Gives "keep-keep-keep-keep", sometimes interspersed with discordant shrieks, in... read more
Coastal and subcoastal open forest (including Eucalyptus) and woodland, often riparian, in... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly adult birds (rarely nestlings), particularly parrots and pigeons; sometimes herons, ducks, lorikeets (Trichoglossus),... read more
May–Oct in N and Jul–Oct in E Australia, though courtship in latter region recorded as early as Mar and nest-building in late... read more
Poorly known. Breeding adults sedentary, though may expand home range in non-breeding season;... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. CITES II. Formerly classed as Vulnerable; population now estimated as larger than previously thought. Scarce to... read more
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