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Alternative name: New Guinea Hawk-Eagle
- Hieraaetus weiskei
Endemic to New Guinea.
Aquila vs. Hieraaetus
Hieraaetus species are sometimes placed in a broader defined Aquila (e.g. Clements, 2005). Sibley & Monroe (1996) and Howard & Moore (2003) retain the placement in Hieraaetus, and the Opus awaits further clarification.
- Abstract of paper proposing full species status for Pygmy Eagle
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Pygmy Eagle. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 11 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Pygmy_Eagle