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Photo by Chaiyan.
Haliaeetus humilis

Identification

Distribution

Northwest India, Burma, Indochina, Hainan, Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi.

Taxonomy

Two subspecies recognized:

  • H. humilis humilis on the Malayan Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra, Sulawesi, Banggai and Sula Islands
  • H. humilis plumbeus from northwest India to southeast Asia and Hainan (south China)

Formerly placed in genus Ichthyophaga.

Habitat

Forested rivers and streams, wooded swamps up to 2,400m in the Himalayas.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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