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


Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Apr 17, 2005 © William Hull  Nova Scotia, Canada - May, 2006 © Richard Stern  Nova Scotia, Canada - May, 2006 © Richard Stern  Cuba - Feb, 2009 © Richard Stern  Cuba - Feb, 2009 © Richard Stern 
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Sc. 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).
West Indies:
(2) Cuba.
(3) Puerto Rico.
(4) Antigua.
(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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