HAWKS, KITES, AND EAGLES   -   ACCIPITRIDAE   -   PART II

Buteogallus hawks to Buteos


Common Black Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus
Common (Mangrove) Black Hawk
Buteogallus anthracinus bangsi
Tárcoles, Puntarenas province, Costa Rica.
He's eating a fish. The Pacific coast form has on occasions been split as Mangrove Black-Hawk B. subtilis. (S5)


Common Black Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus
Common (Mangrove) Black Hawk
Buteogallus anthracinus subtilis
El Almejal Lodge, El Valle, Chocó department, Colombia.
Pair peched in a palm tree on the beach. (S8)


Common Black Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus
Common (Mangrove) Black Hawk
Buteogallus anthracinus subtilis
Parque Nacional Natural La Ensenada de Utría, Chocó department, Colombia.
(S8)


Common Black Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus
Common (Mangrove) Black Hawk
Buteogallus anthracinus subtilis
Los Pantanos, Coclé province, Panama.
Juvenile. (S8)


Common Black Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus
Common Black Hawk
Buteogallus anthracinus anthracinus
Tayrona National Park, Magdalena department, Colombia.
An example of the nominate race, which is virtually identical to the ones above. (S6)


Common Black Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus
Common Black Hawk
Buteogallus anthracinus anthracinus
Soropta Canal, Bocas del Toro province, Panama.
Immature. (S8)


Savanna Hawk - Buteogallus meridionalis
Savanna Hawk
Buteogallus meridionalis
Macará, Loja province, Ecuador.
Adult. (S7)


Savanna Hawk - Buteogallus meridionalis
Savanna Hawk
Buteogallus meridionalis
Quinta, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil.
Adult. (D4)


Great Black Hawk - Buteogallus urubitinga
Great Black Hawk
Buteogallus urubitinga
Rio Três Irmãos, Pantanal, Mato Grosso state, Brazil.
Adult. (S6)


Great Black Hawk - Buteogallus urubitinga
Great Black Hawk
Buteogallus urubitinga urubitinga
Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso state, Brazil.
Juvenile. (S6)


Barred Hawk - Morphnarchus princeps
Barred Hawk
Morphnarchus princeps
Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro province, Ecuador.
(S5)


Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris magnirostris
Bruzual, Apure state, Venezuela.
(D3)


Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris
Roadside Hawk
Rupornis magnirostris nattereri(?)
Barra Grande, Bahia state, Brazil.
Juvenile. (D3).


Harris's Hawk - Parabuteo unicinctus
Harris's Hawk
Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi
Olmedo, Guayas province, Ecuador
(S8)


White-tailed Hawk - Geranoaetus albicaudatus
White-tailed Hawk
Geranoaetus albicaudatus hypospodius
Los Flamencos, La Guajira, Colombia.
(S11)


White-tailed Hawk - Geranoaetus albicaudatus
White-tailed Hawk
Geranoaetus albicaudatus colonus
20 km south of Calabozo, Guárico state, Venezuela.
(D3)

Variable Hawk - Geranoaetus polyosoma
Variable Hawk
Geranoaetus polyosoma polyosoma
Los Cardones National Park, Salta province, Argentina.
Adult red-backed form. (D7)


Variable Hawk - Geranoaetus polyosoma
Variable Hawk
Geranoaetus polyosoma polyosoma
Abra Malaga, Cusco department, Peru.
Adult. (S6)


Variable Hawk - Geranoaetus polyosoma
Variable Hawk
Geranoaetus polyosoma polyosoma
Abra Malaga, Cusco department, Peru.
A juvenile eating an insect in mid-air. (S8)


Black-chested-Buzzard-Eagle - Geranoaetus melanoleucus
Black-chested-Buzzard-Eagle
Geranoaetus melanoleucus australis
West of Papallacta Pass, Pichincha Province, Ecuador.
(S5)


Mantled Hawk - Pseudastur polionotus
Mantled Hawk
Pseudastur polionotus
Urubici, Santa Catarina state, Brazil.
A handsome hawk endemic to the Atlantic Forest region. Note the all white tail and the white tips to the secondaries. (D4)


White Hawk - Pseudastur albicollis
White Hawk
Pseudastur albicollis albicollis
Rio Nangaritza Valley, Zamora-Chinchipe province, Ecuador..
Drying its wings out after a rainy night. (S6)


White Hawk - Pseudastur albicollis
White Hawk
Pseudastur albicollis costaricensis
El Almejal Lodge, El Valle, Chocó department, Colombia.
An aberrant individual, showing a second dark band at the base of the tail. (S8)


White Hawk - Pseudastur albicollis
White Hawk
Pseudastur albicollis ghiesbreghti
About 40 km east of Lagos de Montebello, Chiapas state, Mexico.
The northern races are more pure white than the ones in South America. (S5)




Gray-backed Hawk - Pseudastur occidentalis
Gray-backed Hawk
Pseudastur occidentalis
Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro province, Ecuador.
An endangered species restricted to western Ecuador and far northwestern Peru. (S5)


Gray-backed Hawk - Pseudastur occidentalis
Gray-backed Hawk
Pseudastur occidentalis
Río Ayampe, Manabí province, Ecuador.
(S8)


Semiplumbeous Hawk - Leucopternis semiplumbeus
Semiplumbeous Hawk
Leucopternis semiplumbeus
La Selva OTS, Heredia province, Costa Rica.
(D2)


Black-faced Hawk - Leucopternis melanops
Black-faced Hawk
Leucopternis melanops
San Miguel de Betania, Bolívar state, Venezuela.
(D3)


White-browed Hawk - Leucopternis kuhli
White-browed Hawk
Leucopternis kuhli
Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso state, Brazil.
(D3)


Broad-winged Hawk - Buteo platypterus
Broad-winged Hawk
Buteo platypterus platypterus
Yellow-eared Parrot reserve, Jardín, Antioquia department, Colombia.
Immature, but close to attaining adult plumage. (D3)


Broad-winged Hawk - Buteo platypterus
Broad-winged Hawk
Buteo platypterus platypterus
Bosque de Paz, Alajuela province, Costa Rica.
Juvenile. (S8)


Swainson's Hawk - Buteo swainsoni
Swainson's Hawk
Buteo swainsoni
Valdes Peninsula, Chubut province, Argentina.
Juvenile. A common breeder in western North America, but they undertake an impressive migration through Mexico, Central America, and northern South America all the way to Argentina, where the vast majority of them spend the northern winter. (S6)


Galapagos Hawk - Buteo galapagoensis
Galapagos Hawk
Buteo galapagoensis
Española Island, Galapagos, Ecuador.
This is the only breeding hawk on the archipelago. Endemic. (S5)


Zone-tailed Hawk - Buteo albonotatus
Zone-tailed Hawk
Buteo albonotatus
Caño Negro, Alajuela province, Costa Rica.
At a distance, Zone-tailed Hawks look remarkably like Turkey Vultures. (S8)



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