Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Indian Black Eagle observed over Huben

Indian Black Eagle: Photo courtesy of Richard Yu.

On Friday 12 March, researchers from the Taiwan Endemic Species Research Institute observed an Indian Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis over the forests adjacent to Huben village. This is the second record of Black Eagle in the Huben-Hushan IBA. The first Huben-Hushan IBA record of a Black Eagle was recorded on 23 September 2009. In Taiwan the Indian Black Eagle is listed as Vulnerable and the total population is believed to be between 500-1000 individuals.

Huben-Hushan Bird List

Also see:
Resident Black Eagle in Huben ! Wonderful development or should we be asking why?

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