Bat Hawk

Macheiramphus alcinus - Milan des chauves-souris

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Macheiramphus

  • Species
    :

    alcinus

Descriptor

Bonaparte, 1850

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 51 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 95 à 120 cm.
  • Weight
    : 600 à 650 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bat Hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Macheiramphus alcinus anderssoni (Africa south of the Sahara)
  • Macheiramphus alcinus alcinus (Myanmar, Malay Pen., Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi)
  • Macheiramphus alcinus papuanus (e New Guinea)

Foreign names

  • Milan des chauves-souris,
  • Milano Murcielaguero,
  • Gavião-morcegueiro,
  • Fledermausaar,
  • Vleermuiswouw,
  • Nibbio dei pipistrelli,
  • Fladdermusvråk,
  • Flaggermusglente,
  • netopierar súmračný,
  • luňák netopýří,
  • Flagermusglente,
  • lepakkohaukka,
  • Vlermuisvalk,
  • milà dels ratpenats,
  • gackożer,
  • Широкоротый коршун,
  • Elang kelelawar,
  • コウモリダカ,
  • 食蝠鸢,
  • เหยี่ยวค้างคาว,
  • 蝠鳶,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

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