Species of Thailand
Thai: เหยี่ยวดำท้องขาว, yiow dam tong khao
Binomial name: Nisaetus alboniger, Edward Blyth, 1845
The Blyth's hawk-eagle (Nisaetus alboniger) (earlier treated as Spizaetus) is a medium-sized bird of prey. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae.
It breeds in Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo. It is a bird of open woodland, although island forms prefer a higher tree density. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays a single egg.
It is a fairly small eagle at about 51–58 cm in length. Adult has a thick white band on uppertail and undertail, all black above, black spotted breast, barred below. It has a prominent crest like the bazas. Juvenile is dark brown above, and has a light brown head and underparts.
The common name commemorates Edward Blyth (1810–1873), English zoologist and Curator of the Museum of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.
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- Nisaetus alboniger
- Thai: เหยี่ยวดำท้องขาว, yiow dam tong khao
- Spizaetus alboniger
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
No photo for this species yet
- Bang Lang National Park
- Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kapong District, Phang Nga
- Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park
- Khao Luang National Park
- Khao Nam Khang National Park
- Khao Nan National Park
- Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
- Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Pu - Khao Ya National Park
- Khao Sok National Park
- Khlong Nakha Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary
- Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon
- Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
- Mueang Phang Nga District, Phang Nga
- Sri Phang-nga National Park
- Tai Rom Yen National Park
- Thale Ban National Park
- Ton Nga-Chang Wildlife Sanctuary
- Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
- Wang Mai Forest Restoration Project
Range map of Nisaetus alboniger in Thailand
Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.
Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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