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Bird of preyHieraaetus morphnoides

Little Eagle at Garran, ACT

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Hieraaetus morphnoides at Garran, ACT - 23 Aug 2017
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Garran, ACT - 23 Aug 2017
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Garran, ACT - 23 Aug 2017
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Garran, ACT - 23 Aug 2017
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Garran, ACT - 23 Aug 2017

Identification history

Bird of prey Hieraaetus morphnoides 23 Aug 2017 RyuCallawayMultiple Significant Sightings - RyuCallaway has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - RyuCallaway has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - RyuCallaway joined us in 2014!
Bird of prey Hieraaetus morphnoides 23 Aug 2017 roymcdMultiple Significant Sightings - roymcd has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - roymcd has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

After accidentally disturbing it the individual proceeded to hunt overhead for 5-10 minutes, and made a failed hunting attempt, steep dive from 40-50 metres onto unsighted prey, presumably a rabbit.

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Location information

Species information

  • Highly sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • roymcd Recorded by
  • 23 Aug 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
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