Spizaëtus philippinsis [sic] pinskeri
Preleuthner and Gamauf, 1998,
Car-Can-Mad-Lan Area, Surigao del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines.
Until recently, N & S Philippine populations of Nisaetus considered inseparable, but N. pinskeri, originally described as a subspecies, found to differ on account of crown with fine black shaft streaks, sometimes very bold, vs broad blackish-brown streaks (2); head sides ivory to pale olive-grey or dark olive-buff vs sienna-brown (coloration so variable that certainty of difference cannot be guaranteed, so no score, but difference apparently reflected in and continuous with next feature); throat and breast white (with bold black streaks) vs ochraceous tawny (with bold black streaks) (3); belly, underwing-coverts and legs barred blackish and white vs plain antique-brown on belly and underwing-coverts with fine barring on legs and some on underwing-coverts (2); smaller (at least 1); reduced sexual dimorphism (ns) (see full published details#R#R). Genetic analysis supports this split#R. Monotypic.
C and S Philippine Is (Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Negros, Siquijor, Bohol, Mindanao and Basilan).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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