Mantled hawk

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

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.


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