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Nisaetus bartelsi

Spizaetus bartelsi

Identification

61cm. It has a long black, white tipped crest, rufous head and neck, and heavily barred black below. Both sexes are similar. The young is duller and has unmarked underparts.

Distribution

Only found on Java, Indonesia.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly placed in the genus Spizaetus.

Habitat

Inhabit humid tropical forest, mostly at mountain and highland, prefers dense forest with undulating hills.

Behaviour

The female usually lays one egg in nest high on top of forest trees.

The diet includes birds, lizards, fruit bats and mammals.

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