Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Black-faced Hawk
Black-faced Hawk Leucopternis melanops
Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Masked Hawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information
RangeAmazon Basin n. of the Amazon River;
S. Venezuela (upper Orinoco River opposite Guainia, Colombia and Bolivar), Guyana, Surinam, Guiana e. n. of the Amazon River in n. Brazil e. to Para and the Rio Tapajos and se. Colombia (w. Caqueta along the Rio Bodoquero s. of Florencia and w. Putumayo, Puerto Umbria), ne. Ecuador, e. Peru.
No videos are available for this species
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
Comments/ErrorsPlease email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.
If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.