|Mountain Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nipalensis
(aka Spizaetus nipalensis)
|Deothang, Samdrup Jongkhar, Bhutan
The Mountain Hawk-eagle is distributed from the Himalayas to south and east China and southwards to the north of Indochina and the Malaysian Peninsula with disjunct populations in the Western Ghats of south-west India and Japan.
|It is found in forest in mountainous areas at between 600 and 4,000 metres where it feeds on mammals as large as
hares and birds as large as pheasants.
It is a large hawk-eagle with a long crest and even barring on the tail. Photo 5 shows a juvenile.
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