Crested Hawk
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Crested Hawk

Aviceda subcristata
Also known as the Pacific Baza, these quiet hawks are highly manoeuvrable and acrobatic fliers, particularly during courtship when they engage in spectacular aerial displays. They are one of the few birds of prey that feed mostly on insects, especially stick insects. They will also take frogs and small reptiles. The Crested Hawk is mostly found in rainforest margins throughout Eastern and Northern Australia.
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