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Pygmy Eagle Hieraaetus weiskei weiskei  
Pygmy Eagle
Photographer : © Jon Hornbuckle
Location :Tari, Papua New Guinea
Date : 16 July 2010
English synonyms:Little Eagle, Weiskei's Eagle
Bird Family :Accipitrinae - Hawks, Bazas, Honey-buzzards, Eagles, Kites, Vultures, Harriers & Buzzards
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :With large prey.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Formerly considered conspecific with Little Eagle Hieraaetus morphnoides of Australia.
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