Species of Thailand
Nisaetus nanus, Alfred Russel Wallace, 1868
(In Thai: เหยี่ยวหงอนสีน้ำตาลท้องขาว)
Wallace's hawk-eagle (Nisaetus nanus) is a species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae.
It is found in Kra Isthmus, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo.
Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
It is threatened by habitat loss. It is among the smallest eagles in the world at about 46 cm long and weighing 500 - 610 g (about the size of a peregrine falcon).
It is named after Alfred Russel Wallace, a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist and biologist.
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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
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- Thai: เหยี่ยวหงอนสีน้ำตาลท้องขาว
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