Tag Archive: Kites, hawks and eagles

Aug 27 2011

White-collared Kite (Leptodon forbesi)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Leptodon forbesi | [authority] Swann, 1922 | [UK] White-collared Kite | [FR] Milan de forbes | [DE] Kragenweih | [ES] Milano accolardo | [NL] Witkraagwouw Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Leptodon are rather large Kites. The tail is long and rounded; the wings long and …

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Aug 27 2011

White-eyed Buzzard (Butastur teesa)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Butastur teesa | [authority] Franklin, 1831 | [UK] White-eyed Buzzard | [FR] Busautour aux yeux blancs | [DE] Weissaugen-Teesa | [ES] Busardo Tisa | [NL] Witoogbuizerd Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Butastur teesa OR Pakistan to Burma Genus Members of the genus Butastur are medium-sized hawks, with …

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Aug 27 2011

White-necked Hawk (Leucopternis lacernulatus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Leucopternis lacernulatus | [authority] Temminck, 1827 | [UK] White-necked Hawk | [FR] Buse lacernulee | [DE] Weisshals-Bussard | [ES] Busardo Cuelliblanco | [NL] Braziliaanse Bonte Buizerd Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Leucopternis lacernulatus SA e Brazil Genus Members of the genus Leucopternis are small to medium-sized buteonine …

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Aug 27 2011

White-rumped Hawk (Buteo leucorrhous)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Buteo leucorrhous | [authority] Quoy and Gaimard, 1824 | [UK] White-rumped Hawk | [FR] Buse cul-blanc | [DE] Weissburzel-Bussard | [ES] Busardo culiblanco | [NL] Witstuitbuizerd Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Buteo leucorrhous SA Venezuela to nw Bolivia, se Genus Members of the genus Buteo are broad-winged, …

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Aug 27 2011

Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Haliastur sphenurus | [authority] Vieillot, 1818 | [UK] Whistling Kite | [FR] Milan siffleur | [DE] Keilschwanz-Weih | [ES] Milano silbador | [NL] Wigstaartwouw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Haliastur sphenurus AU widespread Genus Members of the genus Haliastur are large kites, having moderately long and slightly …

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Aug 27 2011

White-bellied Goshawk (Accipiter haplochrous)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Accipiter haplochrous | [authority] Sclater, 1859 | [UK] White-bellied Goshawk | [FR] Autour a ventre blanc | [DE] Weissbauch-Habicht | [ES] Gavilan de New Caledonia | [NL] Nieuwcaledonische Havik Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Accipiter haplochrous AU New Caledonia Genus Members of the genus Accipiter are small …

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Aug 27 2011

White Hawk (Leucopternis albicollis)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Leucopternis albicollis | [authority] Latham, 1790 | [UK] White Hawk | [FR] Buse blanche | [DE] Schneebussard | [ES] Busardo Blanco | [NL] Grote Bonte Buizerd Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Leucopternis are small to medium-sized buteonine hawks with short and rounded wings and a …

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Aug 27 2011

White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Gyps africanus | [authority] Salvadori, 1865 | [UK] White-backed Vulture | [FR] Vautour africain | [DE] Weissrucken-Geier | [ES] Buitre dorsiblanco africano | [NL] Witruggier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Gyps africanus AF widespread Genus Members of the genus Gyps are vultures varying in size from medium …

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Aug 27 2011

White-breasted Hawk (Accipiter chionogaster)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Accipiter chionogaster | [authority] Kaup, 1852 | [UK] White-breasted Hawk | [FR] epervier a poitrine blanche | [DE] Weissbrustsperber | [ES] Gavilan Ventriblanco | [NL] Witborstsperwer Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Accipiter chionogaster MA s Mexico to Nicaragua Genus Members of the genus Butastur are medium-sized hawks, …

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Aug 27 2011

Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Aquila audax | [authority] Latham, 1801 | [UK] Wedge-tailed Eagle | [FR] Aigle d’Australie | [DE] Keilschwanz-Adler | [ES] Aguila audaz | [NL] Wigstaartarend Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Aquila have long, broad wings and a medium tail. There are currently fourteen species of large …

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