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Black-mantled Goshawk - BirdForum Opus

Accipiter melanochlamys

Identification

32-43cm.

Distribution

Australasia: found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Taxonomy

Subspecies[1]

There are 2 subspecies:

  • A. m. melanochlamys:
  • A. m. schistacinus:
  • Montane forests of central and eastern New Guinea

Habitat

Moist lowland forests.

Behaviour

Diet

It's diet consists of birds, small mammals, frogs, and insects.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. The Peregrine Fund
  3. Wikipedia

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