Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle

Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus

Described by: Vieillot (1819)
Alternate common name(s): Black Buzzard-Eagle, Grey Buzzard-Eagle, Gray Buzzard-Eagle, Grey Hawk-Buzzard, Gray Hawk-Buzzard, Black-chested Buzzard Eagle
Old scientific name(s): Buteo melanoleucus


Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Mar, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Antisana, Ecuador - Feb, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Mar, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Mar, 2007 © Lou Hegedus 
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The entire Andes cordillera of w. South America; E. to s. tropical South America;
Two populations;
(1) Nw. Venezuela (Merida Andes) s. in the Andes through Colombia (c. Andes from Cauca to Narino and e. Andes to Cundinamarca), Ecuador, c. Peru including coastal regions, w. Bolivia (La Paz, Pando, Beni, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Oruro and Chuquisaca), n. and w. Argentina (Tucuman, Cordoba and Santa Fe s. in the w. to Tierra del Fuego) and Chile (Aconcagua to Llanquihue and Torres del Paine National Park).
(2) S. Brazil (Piaui, Minas Gerais, Bahia (Chapada Diamantina), Alagoas, Paraiba, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to Rio Grande do Sul), Paraguay, Uruguay and ne. Argentina.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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