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Bald Eagle  [Haliaeetus leucocephalus]
The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America that is most recognizable as the national bird and symbol of the United States. This sea eagle has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the White-tailed Eagl... - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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Black Eagle  [Ictinaetus malayensis]
The Black Eagle (Ictinaetus malayensis) is a bird of prey. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae, and is the only member of the genus Ictinaetus. They soar over forests in the hilly regions of tropical Asia and hunt mammals and birds, particul... - Last revised: Jan 26, 2011
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Black Kite  [Milvus migrans]
The Black Kite (Milvus migrans) is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. This kite is a widespread species throughout the temperate and tropical parts... - Last revised: Jan 20, 2011
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Black-chested Buzzard-eagle  [Geranoaetus melanoleucus]
The Black-chested Eagle-buzzard (Geranoaetus melanoleucus) is a bird of prey of the hawk and eagle family (Accipitridae). It lives in South America. This species is also known as the Black Buzzard-eagle, Grey Buzzard-eagle or analogously with "eagle" or "... - Last revised: Feb 11, 2010
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Black-shouldered Kite  [Elanus axillaris]
The Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) or Australian Black-shouldered Kite is a small raptor found in open habitat throughout Australia and should not be confused with the Black-winged Kite, which is also called Black-shouldered Kite. Like all the e... - Last revised: Jan 13, 2011
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Booted Eagle  [Hieraaetus pennatus]
The Booted Eagle (Aquila pennata) (formerly Hieraaetus pennatus) is a medium-sized bird of prey. It is about 47 centimeters (18 inches) in length and has a wingspan of 120 cm (almost 4 feet). Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. Pale ph... - Last revised: Jan 27, 2011
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Brahminy Kite  [Haliastur indus]
The Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus), also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards and harriers. They are found from Asia to Austr... - Last revised: Jan 08, 2011
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Broad-winged Hawk  [Buteo platypterus]
The Broad-winged Hawk, (Buteo platypterus), is a small hawk of the Buteo genus. During the summer they are distributed over most of eastern North America, to as far west as the Alberta province and Texas; they then migrate south to winter in the neotropic... - Last revised: Apr 28, 2010
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Cooper's Hawk  [Accipiter cooperii]
The Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) is a medium-sized hawk.They are permanent residents in most of the United States and their breeding range from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico. They are generally distributed more to the South than the other North... - Last revised: Dec 15, 2012
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Crested Serpent-eagle  [Spilornis cheela]
Call Call of Crested Serpent Eagle recorded in Dhoni hills, Palakkad Problems listening to this file? See media help. The Crested Serpent Eagle, Spilornis cheela or Kanmuri-washi (?? ?????? ?) is a bird of prey. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipi... - Last revised: Jan 13, 2011
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Eurasian Sparrowhawk  [Accipiter nisus]
The Eurasian (or Northern) Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) is a small bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, harriers and other sparrowhawks. Adult male Eurasian Sparrowhawks have bluish g... - Last revised: Jan 01, 2012
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Ferruginous Hawk  [Buteo regalis]
The Ferruginous Hawk, (Buteo regalis), is a large buzzard-like bird of prey, although not a true hawk.Adults have long broad wings and a broad grey, rusty or white tail. The legs are feathered to the talons, like the Rough-legged Hawk. There are two colou... - Last revised: Jan 18, 2012
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Galápagos Hawk  [Buteo galapagoensis]
The Galápagos Hawk, (Buteo galapagoensis), is a large hawk endemic to the Galápagos Islands. Known for its fearlessness towards humans and authority over the islands as the only original predator, this raptor has inhabited the Galápagos archipelago for ov... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Golden Eagle  [Aquila chrysaetos]
The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is one of the best known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. Once widespread across the Holarctic, it has disappeared from many of the more heavily populate... - Last revised: Feb 14, 2011
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Gray Hawk  [Buteo nitidus]
The Grey Hawk or Grey-lined Hawk (Buteo nitidus) is a smallish raptor found in open country and forest edges. It is sometimes placed in the genus Asturina as Asturina nitida.It breeds from the southwestern USA and Mexico south to Bolivia, Brazil and centr... - Last revised: Aug 28, 2013
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Greater Spotted Eagle  [Aquila clanga]
The Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga), occasionally just called the "Spotted Eagle", is a large bird of prey. Like all typical eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. The typical eagles are often united with the buteos, sea eagles and other mor... - Last revised: Jan 26, 2011
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Harris's Hawk  [Parabuteo unicinctus]
The Harris's Hawk or Harris Hawk, formerly known as the Bay-winged Hawk or Dusky Hawk, is a medium-large bird of prey which breeds from the southwestern USA south to Chile and central Argentina.Its scientific name is Parabuteo unicinctus. It is the only m... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Northern Harrier  [Circus cyaneus]
The Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) or Northern Harrier (in North America) is a bird of prey. It breeds throughout the northern parts of the northern hemisphere in Canada and the northernmost USA, and in northern Eurasia. This species is polytypic, with two... - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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Osprey  [Pandion haliaetus]
The Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), also known colloquially as fishhawk, seahawk or fish eagle, is a medium-large fish-eating bird of prey. However, It is not the same as a sea-eagle. It is found on all continents except Antarctica although in South America i... - Last revised: Aug 28, 2012
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Red-shouldered Hawk  [Buteo lineatus]
The Red-shouldered Hawk, (Buteo lineatus), is a medium-sized hawk. Their breeding range is in eastern North America and along the coast of California and northern Mexico; also northeastern-central Mexico.Males are 43 to 58 cm (17 to 23 in) long, weigh abo... - Last revised: Jan 28, 2013
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Red-tailed Hawk  [Buteo jamaicensis]
The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a medium-sized bird of prey, one of three species colloquially known in the United States as the "chickenhawk." It breeds almost throughout North America from western Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as... - Last revised: Dec 10, 2012
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Rough-legged Hawk  [Buteo lagopus]
The Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus), called the Rough-legged Hawk in North America, is a medium-large bird of prey. It is typically between 50 to 60 centimetres long with a 130 cm wingspan. The breeding range is northernmost Europe, Asia, and North A... - Last revised: Jun 11, 2012
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Sharp-shinned Hawk  [Accipiter striatus]
The Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) is a small hawk. In fact "Sharpies" (as they are abbreviated by North American birdwatchers), are the smallest to reside in USA and Canada, though some Neotropical species are smaller (notably the aptly named Ti... - Last revised: Feb 10, 2013
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Swainson's Hawk  [Buteo swainsoni]
The Swainson's Hawk, (Buteo swainsoni), is a large hawk.Their breeding habitat is prairie and dry grasslands in western North America. They build a stick nest in a tree, shrub or on a cliff edge. This species is a long distance migrant, wintering in Argen... - Last revised: Jul 27, 2010
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Swallow-tailed Kite  [Elanoides forficatus]
The Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) is an elanid kite which breeds from the southeastern United States to eastern Peru and northern Argentina. Most North and Central American breeders winter in South America where the species is resident year r... - Last revised: Apr 28, 2010
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White-tailed Hawk  [Buteo albicaudatus]
The White-tailed Hawk, (Buteo albicaudatus), is a large bird of prey found in tropical or sub-tropical environments. Distribution and habitat The White-tailed Hawk could be found anywhere from southern Texas to Central Argentina as well as many Caribbean... - Last revised: Feb 04, 2009
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White-tailed Kite  [Elanus leucurus]
The White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) is an elanid kite found in western North America and parts of South America. It was formerly known as the Black-shouldered Kite.The earliest name for this bird was the White-tailed Kite, and it was given the systema... - Last revised: Sep 08, 2012
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