White-tailed Hawk

Geranoaetus albicaudatus - Buse à queue blanche

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Accipitriformes

  • Family
    :

    Accipitridés

  • Genus
    :

    Geranoaetus

  • Species
    :

    albicaudatus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1816

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 61 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 118 à 143 cm.
  • Weight
    : 880 à 1235 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Buse à queue blanche
adult
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immature

White-tailed Hawk (Geranoaetus albicaudatus) is a species of bird in the Accipitridae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Geranoaetus albicaudatus albicaudatus (s South America)
  • Geranoaetus albicaudatus hypospodius (s Texas. USA. to n Colombia and nw Venezuela)
  • Geranoaetus albicaudatus colonus (Netherlands Antilles, n South America)

Foreign names

  • Buse à queue blanche,
  • Busardo Coliblanco,
  • Gaviao-de-cauda-branca, curucuturi,
  • Weißschwanzbussard,
  • fehérszárnyú ölyv,
  • Witstaartbuizerd,
  • Poiana graduata,
  • Vitstjärtad vråk,
  • Hvithalevåk,
  • myšiak hrdzavoplecí,
  • káně pestrá,
  • Rustskuldret Musvåge,
  • kaktushiirihaukka,
  • aligot cuablanc,
  • myszołów białosterny,
  • garspārnu klijāns,
  • Белохвостый канюк,
  • オジロノスリ,
  • 白尾鵟,
  • 白尾鵟,

Voice song and cries

Buse à queue blanche
adult

Habitat

Buse à queue blanche
adult

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

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