Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: White-rumped Hawk

White-rumped Hawk Buteo leucorrhous

Described by: Quoy; Gaimard (1824)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous-thighed Hawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia - Mar, 2006 © R S Scanlon  Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia - Mar, 2006 © R S Scanlon  Venezuela - Dec, 2005 © W. S. Clark 
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Nw. to c. South America; Se. tropical South America;
Two populations;
W. and n. Venezuela (w. Zulia, Merida, Trujillo, Distrito Federal), Colombia (Santa Marta Mountains, Sierra de Perija, w. Andes in Cauca, c. Andes n. to Caldas and e. Andes), w. and e. Ecuador nw. and e. Peru (e. slope and w. slope s. to Lambayeque) to nc. Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba). S. Brazil n. to se. Bahia (Planaltino) and Minas Gerais, Paraguay and n. Argentina (Salta, Tucuman, e. Chaco, Misiones).


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


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