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Black Honey Buzzard - BirdForum Opus

Henicopernis infuscatus

Identification

50cm
Black

  • White bands on flight and tail feathers.

Distribution

New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Rare and virtually unknown.

Taxonomy

Monotypic[1]

Habitat

Tropical rainforest and forest edge, mainly in lowlands but up to 1,000m.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes arthropods, lizards, birds and birds' eggs.

Breeding

The 2 white, brown-spotted eggs are incubated for 30 days.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Wikipedia
  3. BirdLife International

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