Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Short-tailed Hawk

Short-tailed Hawk Buteo brachyurus

Described by: Vieillot (1816)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Canopy Tower Lodge, Panama - May, 2005 © Richard Stern  Roura, French Guiana - Jul 29, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago - Feb, 2006 © Kent Nickell  Roraima, Brazil - Jul, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Laguna Manialtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico - Feb 3, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard 
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Ne. Mexico s. to sc. South America; Ex. se. United States;
Two populations;
(1) Ex. se. United States (s. Florida) and Mexico (Sinaloa and Tamaulipas including Cozumel Is. off Quintana Roo) to Panama.
(2) South America (below ca. 2100m) Colombia (w. of the Andes, Cauca Valley, Meta) s. to w. Ecuador and e. to Venezuela (w. Zulia, Lara, Trujillo, Merida, Carabobo, nw. Amazonas, c. Bolivar, Chacachacare Is. and Patos Is.), Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina, Lencois, Boa Nova, Caete-Acu, and Ibiquara) then s. through w. and e. Ecuador, e. Peru (Huanuco, Junin, Cuzco), e. Bolivia (Pando, La Paz, Cochabamba), Paraguay, n. Argentina (Jujuy, Tucuman, Misiones) and Chile(?).


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


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