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Pacific Baza

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Created Baza, Crested Hawk Alternate name
Aviceda subcristata Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
45cm  wing span 80cm               Length
Tropical forests & savanna, often near water. up to 1000 m. Found in:- Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste., Habitat
Usualy 2-3 rarely 4 Clutch
Lizards, frogs and insects. (grasshoppers) Food  
3311 - TSN: 175445 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Birding Southern Queensland

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Pacific Baza (Crested Hawk)

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Birding Southern Queensland

Pacific Baza (Aviceda subcristata) by aviceda.


Czech: Aviceda hnedohrbetá, luňákovec lesní
Danish: Grĺfodet Baza
German: Papuaweih
English: Crested Baza, Crested Hawk, Crested Lizard Hawk, Pacific Baza, Pacific Crested Hawk
Spanish: Baza Australiana, Baza Australiano
Estonian: lőuna-tutthaugas
Finnish: Töyhtöhaukka
French: Baza d'Australie, Baza huppé
Indonesian: Alap-alap kukuk, Baza Pasifik
Italian: Baza crestato, Baza del Pacifico
Japanese: kammurikakkouhayabusa, kanmurikakkouhayabusa
Japanese: カンムリカッコウハヤブサ
Latin: Aviceda subcristata
Dutch: Australische Koekoekswouw
Norwegian: Australbaza
Polish: czubak australijski
Russian: Хохлатая база
Slovak: kochlác hnedochrbtý , včelár hnedochrbtý
Swedish: Tofsgökfalk
Chinese: 凤头鹃隼


New South Wales, Australian Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Austrailia.


[Biak, Greater Sundas;- Banggai Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra,] [Lesser Sunda:- Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province:-  Alor, Florčs, , Sumba, Sumbawa] [Mollucas:- Ambon. Buru, Gorong islands, Aru IslandsHalmahera, Haruku Island, ,Kai islands Maluka, Seram, Seram Laut, Tanimbar Islands,]Wetar Yapen,]

Island of New Guinea:- 

Irian Jaya, New Guinea,]

Island of Timor:-

West Timor, East Timor,


[Central Province, Choiseul Province, Isabel Province, Malaita Province, Papua New Guinea:- [Bismark Admirality Islands, Manus, New Britain, New Hanover, New Ireland, Tabar Group,] D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Fergusson, Goodenough, Normanby Island,] Louisiades, Solomons archipelago:- Solomon Islands:- BougainvilleGuadalcanal Province, Makira-Ulawa Province, Milne Bay Islands, Raja Ampat archipelago:- Batanta Islands, Misool, Salawati, Waigeo] Western Province,

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Birding Southern Queensland

Pacific Baza (Aviceda subcristata) by aviceda.

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