Geranoaetus melanoleucus. Scientific Name: Geranoaetus melanoleucus (Vieillot, ). Common Name(s): . Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus. Order: Accipitriformes ; Family: Accipitridae; Polytypic: 2 subspecies; Authors: Robby M. Brower and. Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle · Geranoaetus melanoleucus · (Vieillot, ). Order: ACCIPITRIFORMES. Family: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks, Eagles).

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Little is known of the actual nesting; the clutch contains usually but sometimes 1 or 3 eggs, which are incubated for about a month. International Trust gerranoaetus Zoological Nomenclature, London. Black-chested buzzard-eagle Variable hawk White-tailed hawk.

Page in J. In fact, in the midth century Buteo fuscescens was the prevailing name for the black-chested buzzard-eagle for some years, [14] but it was eventually dismissed as erroneous. Geranoaetus melanoleucus black-chested buzzard-eagle Facebook. Login or Subscribe geraonaetus get access to a lot of extra features! This name is also the name that the black-and-white hawk-eagle Spizaetus melanoleucus was first described under; see below for details.

Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. If no appropriate high place is available this species will nest in bushes or even on the ground. Grey-backed hawk White hawk Mantled hawk. The black-chested buzzard-eagle is readily identified in flight by its short wedge-shaped tail scarcely protruding from its long, broad wings.

A juvenile bird about ft away on a cliff on the edge of a mesa. LXA Germel2.

Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: That genus in the present restricted sense contains species also quite similar in habitus and size to the black-chested eagle-buzzard. Public comments No comments yet Only members are able to post public comments.


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Genus Geranoaetus black-chested buzzard-eagle. Order Falconiformes diurnal birds of prey. Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography.

Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Some calls resemble a wild human laugh, others are a curlew melanileucus whistle. Class Reptilia turtles, snakes, lizards, and relatives.

Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates.

ADW: Geranoaetus melanoleucus: CLASSIFICATION

Your sightings No sightings Add to a lifelist: Sennheiser ME; volume setting: Many features of this site will not work without javascript. To make the most of all of HBW’s features, discover our subscriptions now! Yet as this bird is usually encountered in the wild when it soars, you are less likely to see its grey upperparts. While not aggressive under normal circumstances, the black-chested eagle-buzzard will fiercely attack humans if it considers itself or its offspring threatened.

Aguila mora Spanish Chile: International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life. Among the native fauna degus Octodon and hog-nosed skunks Conepatus are important prey, but mammals as formidable as a gray fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus geraboaetus two to over three times as heavy as the birds and certainly not defenceless — are occasionally hunted and killed by this hawk.

Black-chested buzzard-eagle Adult male G. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The female is distinguished by a reddish-cinnamon hue to the upper- and underwing secondaries [9] and is considerably larger than the male. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois. MyAvibase allows you to create and manage your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion. The black-chested buzzard-eagle is found in mountainous or hilly terrain with sparse vegetation, shrubland or in the south of its range Nothofagus forest, where it spends a lot of time soaring in thermals and vertical drafts while looking for prey.


Geranoaegus Union for Conservation of Nature. Recorded at the edge of a ranch. Buteo fuscescens Vieillot, Buteo melanoleucus Vieillot, ; non Vieillot, In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. However, it seems there is no real reason to suppose that gedanoaetus lineage of the black-chested buzzard-eagle is North American in origin; fossils that might have been its ancestors at first sight differ in details and are more likely to belong to other buteonine lineages.

Birds of Ecuador, p. Previously the sole member of genus, but recent analysis suggests that it is sister to G.

Spizaetus melanoleucus Vieillot, Paraguay. Harris’s hawk White-rumped hawk.