Pinsker's hawk-eagle

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Pinsker's hawk-eagle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Nisaetus
Species: N. pinskeri
Binomial name
Nisaetus pinskeri
Preleuthner and Gamauf, 1998

Pinsker's hawk-eagle, south Philippine hawk-eagle, or Mindanao hawk-eagle (Nisaetus pinskeri) is a species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae.[2][3][4] It is endemic to the Philippines. It is most closely related to the Philippine hawk-eagle, with some taxonomists still considering it a subspecies.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Nisaetus pinskeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Gamauf A, Gjershaug JO, Rov N, Kvaly K, Haring E (2005). "Species or subspecies? The dilemma of taxonomic ranking of some South-East Asian hawk-eagles (genus Spizaetus)". Bird Conservation International. 15: 99–117. doi:10.1017/S0959270905000080. 
  3. ^ Gamauf A, Preleuthner M & W. Pinsker (1998). "Distribution and field identification of Philippine birds of prey: 1. Philippine Hawk Eagle (Spizaetus philippensis) and Changeable Hawk Eagle (Spizaetus cirrhatus)" (PDF). Forktail. 14: 1–11. 
  4. ^ Preleuthner, M. & Gamauf, A. (1998). "A possible new subspecies of the Philippine Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus philippensis) and its future prospects." (PDF). J. Raptor Res. 32 (2): 126–135. 
  • Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2011. The Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.6

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