French: Autour des Célèbes German: Graukopfhabicht Spanish: Gavilán de Célebes
Other common names:
Sulawesi Crested Goshawk
Atep and Gorontalo, Sulawesi
Sulawesi, Togian Is#R, and islands of Muna and Butung.
28–38 cm; male 212 g, female 299 g; wingspan 51–65 cm. Female averages 12% larger, and may be up to 40% heavier. Small, slim goshawk with dark upperparts and very... read more
Rather faint, high-pitched "tseee-tseee-tseee..." is reportedly given more slowly than... read more
Interior of primary and secondary forest, especially with some open areas; also mangroves and... read more
Food and feeding
Lizards, small birds, large insects, small mammals and occasionally domestic fowl. Prey taken by surprise, often on ground, after short... read more
Very little information available. No record of any aerial displays. Season includes May–Jul: laying probably in May, with nestlings... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Generally reckoned to be uncommon, e.g. in Dumoga Bone National Park and Gunung Ambang Nature Reserve (both in N Sulawesi... read more
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