The Pacific Baza, Aviceda subcristata is also known as the Crested Hawk.
This is a slender, medium-sized hawk with a distinctive crest. Its upperside is mainly dark brown, with a grey head and yellow eyes. It is conspicuously barred white and dark brown on the breast and on the underside of the tail and flight feathers.
Females are slightly larger than males.
Distribution / Range
Diet / Feeding
It feeds on stick insects (especially when breeding) as well as other large insects, tree frogs, lizards, small birds and fruit.
Breeding / Nesting
It nests high in forest and woodland trees, with a clutch size of 2-4.
Copyright: Wikipedia. This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from
Please Note: The articles or images on this page are the sole property of the authors or photographers. Please contact them directly with respect to any copyright or licensing questions. Thank you.
The Avianweb strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date information; however, mistakes do happen. If you would like to correct or update any of the information, please send us an e-mail. THANK YOU!