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Geranospiza caerulescens

Geranospiza caerulescens (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Falconiformes
Familia: Accipitridae
Subfamilia: Buteoninae
Genus: Geranospiza
Species: Geranospiza caerulescens
Subspecies: G. c. balzarensis - G. c. caerulescens - G. c. flexipes - G. c. gracilis - G. c. livens - G. c. nigra

Name

Geranospiza caerulescens (Vieillot, 1817)

References

* Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle Appliquée Aux Arts, principalement à l'Agriculture et à l'Economie rurale et domestique par une société de naturalistes et d'agriculteurs, avec des figures tirées des trois règnes de la nature. 10 p.318


Vernacular names
Dansk: Tranehøg
Deutsch: Sperberweihe
English: Crane Hawk
Español: Azor Zancón
Français: Buse échasse
Italiano: Sparviero trampoliere
Polski: Jastrzębiec
Português: Gavião-pernilongo

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The Crane Hawk (Geranospiza caerulescens) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is monotypic within the genus Geranospiza. It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Australia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical swamps.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Geranospiza caerulescens. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

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