Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Gray Hawk
Gray Hawk Asturina nitida
Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-lined Hawk, Gray-lined Hawk, Grey Hawk, Shining Buzzard-hawk, Mexican Hawk, Mexican Goshawk
Old scientific name(s): Buteo nitidus, Asturina plagiata, Buteo plagiatus
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RangeSw. United States through Central America to c. South America;
(1) Sw. United States (s. Arizona and s. Texas) through Mexico (Sonora, Jalisco, Hidalgo, Tamaulipas) to nw. Costa Rica (Gulf of Nicoya region).
(2) Sw. Costa Rica, Panama, n. Colombia and w. Ecuador.
(3) E. Colombia, e. Ecuador and e. Peru e. to Venezuela, Trinidad, Tobago, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and s. through Amazonian Brazil to n. Maranhao.
(4) S. Brazil (Piaui and Bahia (Chapada Diamantina) to Rio de Janeiro and the Mato Grosso) and e. Bolivia s. to Paraguay and nc. Argentina (Tucuman, e. Chaco).
North American n. of Mexican border
Summer: s. ARZ, s. NMX and rarely sw. TEX.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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