Accipitridae (Eagles, Hawks & Kites)

Accipitridae (Eagles, Hawks & Kites)

The Accipitridae is one of the two major families within the order Falconiformes (the diurnal birds of prey). Many well-known birds like hawks, eagles, kites, harriers and Old World vultures are included in this group.   No Results Found The page you requested...
Aviceda subcristata (ACCIPITRIDAE) Pacific Baza

Aviceda subcristata (ACCIPITRIDAE) Pacific Baza

Medium-sized hawk with distinctive horizontal barring on belly, erectile crest and bright yellow eyes. Also known as the crested hawk. Found in coastal and forested areas of Queensland and Northern Territory. Habitats include gallery rainforest and tropical and...
Haliastur sphenurus (ACCIPITRIDAE) Whistling Kite

Haliastur sphenurus (ACCIPITRIDAE) Whistling Kite

Medium-sized bird of prey, shaggy appearance. Light brown head and underbelly, dark sandy-brown wings pale on underside to to 145 cm. Found throughout Australia except Tasmania and Lives in woodlands, open country and particularly wetlands. Has a distinctive M-shaped...