Mantled hawk

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Mantled hawk
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Pseudastur
Species: P. polionotus
Binomial name
Pseudastur polionotus
(Kaup, 1847)
Synonyms

Leucopternis polionota (lapsus)
Leucopternis polionotus

The mantled hawk (Pseudastur polionotus) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family.

It is found in Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.

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