Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Roadside Hawk

Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Large-billed Hawk, Insect Hawk
Old scientific name(s): Rupornis magnirostris, Asturina magnirostris


La Milpa, Belize - Feb 19, 2003 © Joseph W. Hammond  Kourou, French Guiana - Jul 15, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Awala-Yalimapo, French Guiana - Jul 21, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Costa Rica - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset 
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Ne. Mexico through Central America to se. South America;
(1) Mexico (Jalisco to Colima) s. to nw. Costa Rica.
(2) Cozumel and Holbox Is. off se. Mexico.
(3) Se. Mexico (s. Tamaulipas, s. Nuevo Leon, Tabasco, Yucatan Peninsula) and n. Belize.
(4) Guanaja (Bonacca) and Ruatan Is. off n. Honduras.
(5) Sw. Costa Rica to Pacific slope of sw. Panama (Chiriqui to Rio Tuira and adjacent islands including Coiba Is.).
(6) Pearl Is. (San Jose and San Miguel Is.) off s. Panama.
(7) Colombia s. to w. Ecuador and e. to Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and s. of the Amazon in Brazil from the Rio Madeira e. to the Atlantic.
(8) E. Ecuador and e. Peru, w. Brazil s. of the Amazon and w. of the Rio Madeira, and n. Bolivia.
(9) Ne. Brazil s. to Bahia (Chapada Diamantina).
(10) E. Bolivia through Paraguay and sw. Brazil (sw. Mato Grosso) to w. Argentina s. to La Rioja.
(11) S. Brazil to n. Argentina (La Rioja, Cordoba, Santa Fe and Buenos Aires) and adjacent Paraguay.
(12) Uruguay and ne. Argentina (Misiones) s. to Buenos Aires Province.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica - Date unknown Source: Dan Mennill


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


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