Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Broad-winged Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Described by: Vieillot (1823)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSc. and se. Canada, c. and e. United States;
One main population and many island populations;
(1) S. Canada (c. Alberta, c. Saskatchewan and c. Manitoba e. to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia), c. and e. United States (e. Colorado, e. Texas, Gulf coast States to Florida).
(3) Puerto Rico.
(5) Dominica, Martinique and St. Lucia.
(6) Barbados, St. Vincent, Grenada and Tobago. Winters from s. Florida, Antilles and Guatemala to s. Peru, Bolivia and s. Brazil.
North America n. of Mexican border;
Summer: c. ALB, c. SAS, s. MAN, s. ONT, s. QUE, NBR, ex. n. NDK, c. and e. MIN, c. IWA, MOU, e. KAN, e. OKA, e. TEX, LOU, ARK, MIS, TEN, ILL, WIS, MIC, IND, OHO, KTY, ALA, n. FLA, GEO, SCA, NCA, VIR, WVA, MYD, DEL, PEN, NJY, NYK, CON, RID, MAS, VMT, NHP, MAE;
Migrates to South America via e. TEX.
Winter: ex. s. FLA;
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: The Raptor Center
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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