Bat hawk

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Bat hawk - Macheiramphus alcinus - is a medium sized resident Afro/Asian raptor of Type - diurnal-raptor, Family Accipitridae and Order Accipitriformes. It has two populations, SE Asia and s s Africa. Although it is a typical Accipitriforme it is a crepuscular feeder (at dusk), feeding almost entirely on bats in a wide range of more open wooded habitats. In the AWB Region it is resident in the far S of Mali, Niger, Chad and Somalia, and is recorded as Accidental in Comoros.
Type - diurnal-raptor - crepuscular, dusk feeder
Typical Habitat - a wide range of wooded areas from rain forests to open veld, 

Order:	Accipitriformes
Family:	Accipitridae
Genus:	Macheiramphus

Species - Macheiramphus alcinus
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