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Aviceda subcristata

Pacific Baza at Conjola, NSW

Aviceda subcristata at Conjola, NSW - 24 Nov 2015
Aviceda subcristata at Conjola, NSW - 24 Nov 2015
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Identification history

Aviceda subcristata 3 Jul 2018 CharlesDove
Aviceda subcristata 3 Jul 2018 CharlesDove

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Significant sighting

3 Jul 2018

Only one of very few sightings of this Raptor in the Budawang Coast area

Author's notes

The Pacific Baza also known as the crested hawk, is a slender, medium-sized hawk with a distinctive crest. Its upperside is mainly dark brown, with a grey head and yellow eyes. Aviceda subcristata

4 comments

Marg wrote:
   4 Jul 2018
We had two at Bawley Point on 9 January 2010.
plants wrote:
   4 Jul 2018
This bird of prey is working its way south over the past two decades.
   5 Jul 2018
Yes slowly, but would like to know if sighted recently, normally more towards summer they show up
Marg wrote:
   5 Jul 2018
I don't have photos of the 2 Pacific Bazas at Bawley but the coordinates are -35.503906°S and 150.389537°E. 9/1/2010.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Non-local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 24 Nov 2015 12:00 AM Recorded on
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