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Spilornis klossi Richmond, 1902 – Nicobar Serpent Eagle

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatend in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon and is endemic to Nicobar Islands of India. It inhabits grasslands and canopies of the evergreen forests (up to 600m) (BirdLife International 2016).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatend in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species declining and its current population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to agricultral and commercial developments (BirdLife International 2016).

References:
BirdLife International 2016. Spilornis klossi . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22729465A95016577. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22729465A95016577.en. Accessed on 15 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni,R. 2020. Spilornis klossi Richmond, 1902 – Nicobar Serpent Eagle. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.11. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1072/Spilornis-klossi
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