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Alternate name
Macheiramphus alcinus Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
45cm               Length
Lives in wooded areas but hunts over open areas including water. Range:- Africa, Asia & Indonesia Habitat
Altitude
Range
1 egg Clutch
Bats, swifts, swallows other birds and insects. Food  
Hunts from dusk until light has gone. Habits
3324 - TSN: 175458 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Afrikaans: Vlermuisvalk
Czech: luňák netopýří, Netopýrár hnedý
Danish: Flagermusglente
German: Fledermausaar
English: Bat Falcon, Bat Hawk, Bat Kite, Bat Pern, Bat Pren, Bat-eating Buzzard, Bat-eating Hawk
Spanish: Milanito Plomizo, Milano Murcielaguero, Milano Murcilaguero
Estonian: videvikuhaugas
Finnish: Lepakkohaukka
French: Buse des chauves-souris, Faucon des chauves-souris, Milan des chauves-souris
Hebrew: עיט עטלפים
Indonesian: Alap-alap kelelawar, Elang Kelelawar
Italian: Nibbio dei pipistrelli, Sparviro dei pipistrelli
Japanese: koumoridaka
Japanese: コウモリダカ
Latin: Machaerhamphus alcinus, Macheiramphus alcinus, Macheirhamphus alcinus
Malagasy: Hila
Malay: Burung Lang Malam, Helang Malam
Dutch: Vleermuiswouw
Norwegian: Flaggermusglente
Polish: gackozer, gackożer
Portuguese: Gaviăo-morcegueiro
Russian: коршун-широкорот, Широкоротый коршун
Slovak: luniačik netopierí, netopierar súmracný
Swedish: Fladdermusvrĺk
Swahili: Mwewe Mlapopo
Thai: เหยี่ยวค้างคาว
Chinese: 食蝠鸢

 Angola, Benin, Island of Borneo, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, , Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, ,Democratic Rep. of Congo Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia. Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ethiopia, [Indonesia:- Greater Sundas:- Bangka, Kalimantan, New Guinea, Sulawesi, Sumatra,] Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malawi, Mali, [Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea,] Mozambique, Namibia, Island of New Guinea, Niger, Nigeria, Myanmar, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, , Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, [Zanzibar:- Pemba Island] & Zimbabwe,

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