Tag: Kites, hawks and eagles

Western Banded Snake Eagle (Circaetus cinerascens)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Circaetus cinerascens | [authority] von Muller, 1851 | [UK] Western Banded Snake Eagle | [FR] Circaete cendre | [DE] Band-Schlangenadler | [ES] Culebrera coliblanca | [NL] Kleine Grijze Slangearend Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Circaetus are the snake eagles. They form a monophyletic group Circatinae […]

Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Circus aeruginosus | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] Western Marsh Harrier | [FR] Busard des roseaux | [DE] Rohrweihe | [ES] Aguilucho Lagunero Occidental | [NL] Bruine Kiekendief Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The genus Circus is a cosmopolitan genus of about ten species. They are medium-sized, slender hawks, […]

Wahlbergs Eagle (Hieraaetus wahlbergi)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Hieraaetus wahlbergi | [authority] Sundevall, 1851 | [UK] Wahlbergs Eagle | [FR] Aigle de Wahlberg | [DE] Silberadler | [ES] Aguila de Wahlberg | [NL] Wahlbergs Arend Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Hieraaetus wahlbergi AF widespread Genus Members of the genus Hieraaetus are small to medium-sized eagles, […]

Vinous-breasted Sparrowhawk (Accipiter rhodogaster)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Accipiter rhodogaster | [authority] Schlegel, 1862 | [UK] Vinous-breasted Sparrowhawk | [FR] Epervier a poitrine rousse | [DE] Schlegelsperber | [ES] Gavilan Pechirrojo | [NL] Wijnborstsperwer Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Accipiter are small and medium-sized hawks, often called Sparrow-hawks or Goshawks. The females are […]

Variable Goshawk (Accipiter hiogaster)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Accipiter hiogaster | [authority] Muller, 1841 | [UK] Variable Goshawk | [FR] Autour variable | [DE] Bunthabicht | [ES] Azor Variable | [NL] Witte Havik Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Accipiter are small and medium-sized hawks, often called Sparrow-hawks or Goshawks. The females are almost […]

Variable Hawk (Buteo polyosoma)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Buteo polyosoma | [authority] Quoy and Gaimard, 1824 | [UK] Variable Hawk | [FR] Buse tricolore | [DE] Rotrucken-Bussard | [ES] Busardo Dorsirrojo | [NL] Roodrugbuizerd Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Buteo are broad-winged, broad-tailed hawks, Well adapted for soaring. The bill, legs and talons […]