Proudly supported by :: ACT Government :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region NatureMapr NatureMapr

Bird of preyHieraaetus morphnoides

1 Little Eagle

2 images

Hieraaetus morphnoides at Suppressed - 12 Apr 2019
Hieraaetus morphnoides at Suppressed - 12 Apr 2019

Identification history

Bird of prey Hieraaetus morphnoides 12 Apr 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Bird of prey Hieraaetus morphnoides 12 Apr 2019 roymcd

Author's notes

Mobbed relentlessly by 3 Magpies before it retreated south towards Mugga. Also it definitely roosted on Red Hill on evening of 8 April, and spotted hunting over Red Hill on 1 April 2019.


   12 Apr 2019
Thanks Roy very interested in any sightings of Little Eagles at this time of year. The six birds we have trackers on (males and fledglings) have all left the ACT. So keen to get any reports of birds seen in our region. Looks like teh usual female what do you think
roymcd wrote:
   12 Apr 2019
Hi Michael, yes I think so. When it roosted on the 8th, it moved from a tree at the southern end of Red Hill to Mt Davidson, so I might need to pay more attention to the southern end. Cheers, Roy :-)
   12 Apr 2019
Thanks Roy - Paul Williamson also reported seeing a LE in the southern end

Please Login or Register to comment.

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12 Apr 2019 5:12 PM Recorded on
  • roymcd Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Frogwatch ACT and Region Budawang Coast Nature Map Southern Highlands Nature Map Noosa Shire Nature Map Albury Wodonga Nature Map
1192673 sightings of 5470 species in 1191 locations from 2642 members
Powered by NatureMapr |  Canberra Nature Map operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia |  Privacy