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White-eyed Buzzard (Butastur teesa) in Kawal WS, AP W IMG 2038.jpg
in Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary, India.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Buteoninae
Genus: Butastur
Hodgson, 1843

Butastur is a genus of birds of prey in the family Accipitridae. It contains these species:[1]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Rufous-winged Buzzard - Cambogia 9032 (15478927715).jpg B. liventer Rufous-winged buzzard southern China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Indonesia.
Butastur rufipennis -Far North Region, Cameroon-8.jpg B. rufipennis Grasshopper buzzard Senegal and Gambia east to Ethiopia, migrating south to Sierra Leone, Cameroon, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, and northern Tanzania
White-eyed buzzard (Butastur teesa) Photograph By Shantanu Kuveskar 2.jpg B. teesa White-eyed buzzard Iran, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar
Butastur indicus.jpg B. indicus Grey-faced buzzard Russia, North China, Korea, Japan, and Philippines


  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Butastur". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 18 May 2010.