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

Black Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus tyrannus

Described by: Wied (1820)
Alternate common name(s): Tyrant Hawk-Eagle
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Plantation Trail, Soberania National Park, Panama - Jan 24, 2004 © Glen Tepke  Chan Chich Lodge, Belize - Mar, 2005 © Kent Nickell  Chan Chich Lodge, Belize - Mar, 2005 © Kent Nickell  Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Aug 14, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  French Guiana - Jul, 2005 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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C. Central America through tropical South America;
(1) C. Mexico (s. San Luis Potosi, Veracruz and Chiapas), Belize (Blue Hole National Park) and Guatemala (Tikal National Park) s. to Colombia (Tayrona National Park, s. to Serrania de Bando, lower Cauca Valley near Puerto Valdivia, mid-Magdalena Valley, n. slope of the Santa Marta Mountains, w. slope of Perija Mountains, Norte de Santander, w. Meta to Amazonas) and e. of the Andes in e. Ecuador and e. Peru, Venezuela (Merida, Sucre, Monagas and Delta Amacuro), Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, Amazonian Brazil s. to n. Mato Grosso, n. and e. Bolivia (Pando, Beni, La Paz, Santa Cruz), Paraguay and n. Argentina with recent records from w. Ecuador and nw. Peru (Tumbes).
(2) E. and s. Brazil (Bahia (Elisio Medrado), Alagoas to Rio Grande do Sul), e. Paraguay and ex. ne. Argentina (Misiones).


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


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