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Wallace's Hawk-eagle
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Nisaetus
Species: N. nanus
Binomial name
Nisaetus nanus
(Wallace, 1868)

Spizaetus nanus

The Wallace's Hawk-eagle, Aigle De Wallace, or Aguila-azor De Wallace (Nisaetus nanus earlier under the genus Spizaetus[2]) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International 2004. Spizaetus nanus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.
  2. ^ Helbig AJ, Kocum A, Seibold I & Braun MJ (2005) A multi-gene phylogeny of aquiline eagles (Aves: Accipitriformes) reveals extensive paraphyly at the genus level. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 35(1):147-164 PDF

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