Dark Chanting Goshawk

Melierax metabates - Autour sombre

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Melierax

  • Species
    :

    metabates

Descriptor

Heuglin, 1861

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 50 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 86 à 104 cm.
  • Weight
    : 645 à 852 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Dark Chanting Goshawk (Melierax metabates) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Melierax metabates theresae (sw Morocco)
  • Melierax metabates ignoscens (sw Arabian Pen.)
  • Melierax metabates metabates (Senegal to Ethiopia and n Tanzania)
  • Melierax metabates mechowi (Gabon to s Tanzania south to Angola and ne South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Autour sombre,
  • Azor-lagartijero Oscuro,
  • Açor-cantor-escuro,
  • Graubürzel-Singhabicht,
  • piroslábú éneklőhéja,
  • Donkere Zanghavik,
  • Astore cantante scuro,
  • Mörk sånghök,
  • Mørksanghauk,
  • jastrabec pláštikový,
  • jestřáb volavý,
  • Mørk Sanghøg,
  • afrikanlauluhaukka,
  • Donkersingvalk,
  • astor cantaire bec-roig,
  • Sönghaukur,
  • jastrzębiak ciemny,
  • tumšais dziedātājvanags,
  • golobičar,
  • Тёмный певчий ястреб,
  • ウタオオタカ,
  • 歌鹰,
  • 暗灰紅臉歌鷹,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

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