Great Nicobar serpent eagle

Great Nicobar serpent eagle

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Spilornis klossi

The Great Nicobar serpent eagle, also known as the South Nicobar serpent eagle, is a species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is probably the smallest known eagle, with a weight of about 450 g, a wingspan of 85 to 95 cm and a body length of about 38 to 42 cm . It is endemic to forest on the Indian island of Great Nicobar. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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References

1. Great Nicobar serpent eagle Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Nicobar_serpent_eagle
2. Great Nicobar serpent eagle on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22729465/95016577

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