Rufous crab hawk

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Rufous crab hawk
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
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 family Accipitridae

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


It is dark brown with a rufous belly and yellow feet.


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