Rufous crab hawk

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Rufous crab hawk
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
(or Accipitriformes, q.v.)
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Buteogallus
Species: B. aequinoctialis
Binomial name
Buteogallus aequinoctialis
(Gmelin, 1788)

The rufous crab hawk or rufous crab-hawk, (Buteogallus aequinoctialis) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family

It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.