Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Order - Accipitriformes
Family - Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)
Changeable Hawk-eagle
Nisaetus cirrhatus
凤头鹰雕
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    Size : 51–82 cm; 1300–1900 g; Wingspan 100–160 cm
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus cirrhatus (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) – Crested Hawk-eagle
    – India S of Rajasthan and Gangetic Plain.
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus ceylanensis (J. F. Gmelin, 1788)
    – Sri Lanka.
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus andamanensis (Tytler, 1865)
    – Andaman Is.
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus limnaeetus (Horsfield, 1821) – Changeable Hawk-eagle
    – N India and Nepal E through Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indochina and
    Malay Peninsula to Greater Sundas and W & SE Philippines (Palawan, Mindoro, Mindanao).
  • Nisaetus cirrhatus vanheurni (Junge, 1936)
    – Simeulue I (off W Sumatra).

Nisaetus cirrhatus ssp. limnaeetus
Date : 09 November 2014
Location : KM170, Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan, Nibong Tebal, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang

Nisaetus cirrhatus ssp. limnaeetus
Date : 09 November 2014
Location : KM170, Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan, Nibong Tebal, 
Daerah Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang

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