Sulawesi Serpent Eagle

The Sulawesi Serpent Eagle is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Sulawesi Serpent Eagle Spilornis rufipectus: Greatest numbers were seen during our raptor watch at Kamarora in Lore Lindu NP. * Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis: Just when we thought we had missed this predominantly Australian species, a pair floated over us in Manado on our last morning! * Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis: Two migrants seen well in Manado. More

Sulawesi Serpent Eagle Spilornis rufipectus rufipectus Sulawesi Serpent Eagle Photographer : More

Eagle and a perched Sulawesi Serpent Eagle before it was time to head off on the long journey to Tangkoko at the extreme north-east point of the Minahassa peninsula. Breaking the journey with a delicious seafood meal near Manado we arrived at the approach road to Tangkoko just as birding activity was picking up again in the later afternoon cool and we added good views of Sulawesi Triller along with Sulawesi Cicadabird and Pale Blue Monarch. More

Sulawesi Serpent Eagle - Spilornis rufipectus Photo SUBSPECIES AND DISTRIBUTION: S. r. rufipectus - Sulawesi and islands of Salayar, Muna and Butung, off south Sulawesi S. r. More

Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Spilornis
Species : rufipectus
Authority : Gould, 1858