White-rumped hawk

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White-rumped hawk
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Parabuteo
Species: P. leucorrhous
Binomial name
Parabuteo leucorrhous
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Buteo leucorrhous

The white-rumped hawk (Parabuteo leucorrhous) is a species of bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


It is mostly dark brown with red eyes and yellow feet.