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Doria's Goshawk - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Mark Harper
Varirata, Papua New Guinea, September 2008
Megatriorchis doriae

Identification

69cm

  • Grey brown
  • Upperparts have black bars
  • White below
  • Black streak behind eye
  • Black barred crown
  • Dark brown iris
  • Black bill
  • Green yellow legs
  • Sexes alike; female slightly larger

Distribution

New Guinea and Batanta Island (western New Guinea).

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Lowland rainforest.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes birds and small animals.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Wikipedia

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