French: Aigle de Wallace German: Dschungelhaubenadler Spanish: Águila de Wallace
Subspecies and Distribution
N. n. nanus
(Wallace, 1868) – S Myanmar (Tenasserim) and S Thailand through Malay Peninsula to Sumatra (including Bangka I) and Borneo.
N. n. stresemanni
(Amadon, 1953) – Nias I (off W Sumatra).
43–58 cm; 500–610 g; wingspan 95–105 cm. Small, typical hawk eagle with tall black, white-tipped crest that is often held cocked upwards. Adult similar in... read more
Shrill, high-pitched “yik-yee” or “kliit-kleeik”, with rising second note. Fledged juveniles give... read more
Lowland evergreen and semi-evergreen forest, including dipterocarp, peat swamp and riverine forest... read more
Food and feeding
Prey includes birds, bats, squirrels, rats, lizards and skinks, but speculated to be probably a bird specialist. Hunting methods not well... read more
Season probably mainly Dec–Mar, although a nest with mid-sized chick in Sabah in Sept. Until recently, only nest known (in Peninsular... read more
Apparently sedentary, except local dispersal by young birds.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Uncommon to rare with population most recently estimated by BirdLife International at 2500–9999 mature individuals. Increasingly threatened... read more
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