Temminck & Schlegel, 1844
The Sulawesi hawk-eagle (Nisaetus lanceolatus) (earlier placed under Spizaetus), also known as Celebes hawk-eagle, is a medium-sized, approximately 64 cm long, crestless brown raptor in the family Accipitridae. The adults have rufous-brown, boldly marked head and chest feathers, dark brown wings and black-barred white below. The young has white head and underparts.
An Indonesian endemic, the Sulawesi hawk-eagle is distributed in rainforests of Sulawesi and its satellite islands of Buton, Muna, Banggai and Sula Islands. The diet consists mainly of birds, lizards, snakes and mammals.
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