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Great Nicobar Serpent Eagle Spilornis klossi   - Adult
Great Nicobar Serpent Eagle
Photographer : © Sarwandeep Singh
Location :outside Campbell Bay, Great Nicobar, Nicobar Islands, India
Date : 9 March 2017
English synonyms:Nicobar Serpent Eagle, South Nicobar Serpent Eagle, South Nicobar Serpent-eagle, Southern Nicobar Serpent Eagle, Small Serpent Eagle
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the islands of Great Nicobar, Pulo Kunji, Little Nicobar, Menchal, Pilo Milo and Treis in the southern Nicobar Islands belonging to India.

Previously sometimes considered a subspecies of Nicobar Serpent Eagle Spilornis minimus.

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