Head and breast rust red, boldly streaked black, cheeks grey, throat pale, trousers bright rufous, unstreaked. Upperparts grey-brown and black, richly marked chestnut, tail grey-brown crossed by shadowy bars. Eye bright yellow, legs and feet yellow.
Diurnal, Secretive and solitary bird in hunting and breeding. Established pairs seem to occupy the same territory year after year.
Forest Woodland , Rain-forests, edge swamps, timber open country, tropical open woodland.
April May June July August September, 2; bluish-white, faintly smeared pale brown or lavender. Nest building, incubation and brooding all done alone by the female. Young fledge in 7-8 wks.
Kakadu National Park
Carnivore, Birds; reptiles; small mammals.
|| Red Goshawk
|| Erythrotriorchis radiatus
|| Male 450 mm
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