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Little Eagle

Little Eagles are more common in the outer reaches of the Perth region.

Birds of Prey Bushland Heathland

Noongar Names: Unknown

Scientific Name: Hieraaetus morphnoides

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Habitat loss and potentially rodenticides

Will they visit?: Little Eagles are more common in the outer areas of the Perth region

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West, rare in the Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Large trees for nesting and raising their young

Diet: Mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, and insects

Water: Bird baths and frog ponds

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Birds of prey help to control pest species within the ecosystem. Visit BirdLife Australia to learn more about our native birds of prey. If you have seen one in your neighbourhood or around the home you can record your sighting on Birdata and help scientists monitor their population.

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