Andaman serpent eagle

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Andaman serpent eagle
Andaman Serpent Eagle Albin 1.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Spilornis
Species: S. elgini
Binomial name
Spilornis elgini
(Blyth, 1863)

The Andaman serpent eagle (Spilornis elgini) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is endemic to the Andaman Islands in southeast India.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.