Grey-backed hawk

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Grey-backed hawk
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Pseudastur
P. occidentalis
Binomial name
Pseudastur occidentalis
Salvin, 1876

Leucopternis occidentalis

The grey-backed hawk (Pseudastur occidentalis) is a species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is found in Ecuador and far northern Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Leucopternis occidentalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 July 2012.

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