Prey item of the Changeable Hawk-eagle

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Changeable Hawk-eagle with prey (Photo: Steven Cheong).

“In the article that appeared today about the partially blind Changeable Hawk Eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus) LINK, the prey item appears to be an immature White Breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) (above).

Close-up of immature White-breasted Waterhen (Photo: Lee Chiu San).

“I am sending you two close-up photographs of an immature specimen (above, below). The pictures show a juvenile that has shed the black fuzz of the chicks, but has not yet developed the well-demarcated white and charcoal grey plumage of the adults.

Close-up of immature White-breasted Waterhen (Photo: Lee Chiu San).

Lee Chiu San
Singapore
14th September 2019

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