Bird of preyHieraaetus morphnoides

Little Eagle

3 images

Hieraaetus morphnoides at Suppressed - 23 Aug 2017
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Suppressed - 23 Aug 2017
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Suppressed - 23 Aug 2017
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Suppressed - 23 Aug 2017
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Suppressed - 23 Aug 2017

Identification history

Bird of prey Hieraaetus morphnoides 23 Aug 2017 RyuCallaway1.5K
Bird of prey Hieraaetus morphnoides 23 Aug 2017 roymcd720

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.

Be the first to comment


Please Login or Register to comment.

Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Aug 2017 Recorded on
  • roymcd Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
NatureMapr - The Citizen Science Platform NatureMapr - The Citizen Science Platform NatureMapr - The Citizen Science Platform
1156864 sightings of 4338 species in 784 locations from 1420 members
Powered by NatureMapr |  Canberra Nature Map operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia |  Privacy