Kondang Merak is one of tourism destination located in southern coast of Malang Regency. This area consists of tropical rainforest and teak forest. The birds’ diversity in this area is rich, including the Javan Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus bartelsi). This species is one of Java’s endemic species that is endangered and protected by the government. This bird’s population decreases due to habitat degradation, poaching, and illegal trading. This research is held to collect data about the Javan Hawk-Eagle’s presence in Kondang Merak to support the conservation efforts in that region. The method used in this research is observation in several points of which the landscape conditions is estimated to match with the Javan Hawk-Eagle’s habitat criteria. The Javan Hawk-Eagle was found at three different times in one of our observation area.
Keywords: Nisaetus bartelsi, Kondang Merak