Pygmy eagle

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Pygmy eagle
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
(or Accipitriformes, q.v.)
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Hieraaetus
Species: H. weiskei
Binomial name
Hieraaetus weiskei
(Reichenow, 1900)
Hieraaetus morphnoides ssp weiskei distribution map.png
Synonyms

Hieraaetus morphnoides weiskei

The pygmy eagle or New Guinea hawk-eagle (Hieraaetus (morphnoides) weiskei) is a bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is often considered a subspecies of the little eagle, but some taxonomists separate it into a distinct species.[2][3]

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