A. Smith, 1829
Polyboroides is a genus of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. This genus has two recognized species found in Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. The two species are allopatric and restricted to the Afrotropic ecozone. They are generally known as harrier-hawks.
- African harrier-hawk, Polyboroides typus (Scopoli, 1786) - Sub-Saharan Africa.
- Madagascan harrier-hawk, Polyboroides radiatus Smith, 1829 - Madagascar.
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- BirdLife International (2009). "Polyboroides typus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
- BirdLife International (2009). "Polyboroides radiatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
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