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Sulawesi Serpent Eagle Spilornis rufipectus rufipectus   - Adult
Sulawesi Serpent Eagle
Photographer : © Hans Peeters
Location :Lore Lindu National Park, Central Province, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Date : 9 August 2015
English synonyms:Celebes Serpent Eagle, Sulawesi Serpent-eagle
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Note the exceptionally large-headed and overall stubby appearance compared to that of its sister species, the Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela. - HP
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Banggai Islands, Sula Islands, Sulawesi and nearby islands Indonesia.
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