Grasshopper buzzard

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Grasshopper buzzard
Butastur rufipennis -Far North Region, Cameroon-8.jpg
in Far North Region, Cameroon
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
(or Accipitriformes, q.v.)
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Butastur
Species: B. rufipennis
Binomial name
Butastur rufipennis
(Sundevall, 1851)
Synonyms

Buteo rufipennis

The grasshopper buzzard (Butastur rufipennis) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda.

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