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Accipitridae

Eurasian sparrowhawk

Accipiter nisus Photo by Tomi Muukkonen (Vogelwarte) Common name:Eurasian sparrowhawk (en); gavião-da-Europa (pt); épervier d’Europe (fr); gavilán común (es); sperber (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species breeds throughout most of Eurasia, from western Europe to eastern Russia and south to Japan, Korea and central China. They also breed in Morocco, Tunisia, northern Algeria and the Canary Islands. […]

Plumbeous kite

Ictinia plumbea Photo by Michael Andersen (Flickr) Common name:plumbeous kite (en); sovi (pt); milan bleuâtre (fr); elanio plomizo (es); schwebeweih (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is found from eastern Mexico south to southern Brazil and northern Argentina. West of the Andes they also occur as far south as southern Ecuador.Size:These birds are 29-38 cm long and […]

Brown goshawk

Accipiter fasciatus Photo by David Cook (Flickr) Common name:brown goshawk (en); açor-australiano (pt); autour australien (fr); azor australiano (es); bänderhabicht (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is found throughout Australia and New Guinea, in Vanuatu, New Caledonia, the southern Solomon islands, and in southern Indonesia.Size:These birds are 37-55 cm long and have a wingspan of 74-96 cm. […]

Northern goshawk

Accipiter gentilis Photo by Johan Stenlund (PBase) Common name:northern goshawk (en); açor (pt); autour des palombes (fr); azor común (es); habicht (de);Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is widely distributed in Eurasia and North America. It is found throughout continental Europe and in Great Britain, and also in northern Morocco, in Turkey and the Caucasus, throughout most […]

Hook-billed jite

Chondrohierax uncinatus (Photo from Wiki Aves de Colombia) Common name:hook-billed kite (en); caracoleiro (pt); milan bec-en-croc (fr); milano picogarfio (es); langschnabelweih (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is found from Mexico, and marginally in southern Texas, south to northern Argentina, Paraguay and south-eastern Brazil. They are also found in the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago, and […]

African cuckoo-hawk

Aviceda cuculoides (Photo from Planet of Birds) Common name:African cuckoo-hawk (en); falcão-cuco-africano (pt); baza coucou (fr); baza africano (es); kuckucksweih (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is found in sub-Saharan Africa, from Senegal east to Ethiopia and south to Angola, northern Botswana, Mozambique and eastern South Africa.Size:These birds are 38-43 cm long and have a wingspan of […]

Pearl kite

Gampsonyx swainsonii Photo by Douglas Oliveira (Aves de Rapina Brasil) Common name:pearl kite (en); gaviãozinho (pt); élanion perle (fr); elanio enano (es); perlaar (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is found from Nicaragua south to Bolivia and northern Argentina, also occuring in the island of Trinidad.Size:These birds are 20-23 cm long and have a wingspan of 50-58 […]

Square-tailed kite

Lophoictinia isura (Photo from Flickr) Common name:square-tailed kite (en); milhafre-de-rabo-quadrado (pt); milan à queue carrée (fr); milano colicuadrado (es); schopfmilan (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, breeding from northern Queensland south to Victoria but being found throughout most of the country outside the breeding season, with the exceptions of northern South Australia and […]

Red goshawk

Erythrotriorchis radiatus Photo by Patrick Ingremeau (PBase) Common name:red goshawk (en); açor-vermelho (pt); autour rouge (fr); azor rojo (es); fuchshabicht (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being sparsely distributed in the northern and north-eastern parts of the country, from western Kimberley Division to north-eastern New South Wales. There are also some records in […]

Shikra

Accipiter badius Photo by Jaysukh Parekh (Oriental Bird Images) Common name:shikra (en); gavião-chicra (pt); épervier shikra (fr); gavilán chikra (es); schikrasperber (de)Taxonomy:Order FalconiformesFamily AccipitridaeRange:This species is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa and through the Arabian Peninsula into southern Asia as far as Azerbaijan, Iran, southern Kazakhstan, north-western Pakistan and through the Himalayas into India, southern China […]