Oriental Honey Buzzard Pemis ptilorhyncus on Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australia

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Abstract

An Oriental Honey Buzzard Pemis ptilorhyncus was seen and photographed on 10 December 2001 on Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australia. This sighting has been unanimously accepted by the Birds Australia Rarities Committee (BARC) (Case number 335) and constitutes the first record for an Australian territory. The diagnosis is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-37
Number of pages5
JournalAustralian Field Ornithology
Volume20
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003
Externally publishedYes

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