Brazilian Eagle (urubitinga), Brazilian Urubitinga (urubitinga), Great Black-hawk, Hypomorphnus urubitinga, Ridgway’s Black Hawk (ridgwayi). figure, drawing, illustration of Great Black Hawk (Buteogallus urubitinga) B. u. urubitinga (J. F. Gmelin, ) – Great Black Hawk – NE Panama and South. Great Black Hawk · Buteogallus urubitinga · (Gmelin, JF, ). Order: ACCIPITRIFORMES. Family: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks, Eagles). Genus: Buteogallus.

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Great Black Hawk Buteogallus urubitinga urubitinga ssp assumed from location.

Minatitlan, refineria de SAnta Alejandrina, Veracruz. To make the most of all of HBW’s features, discover our subscriptions now! Along Amazon ruubitinga it has been observed raiding hoatzin nesting colonies looking for eggs and chicks.

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According to the mtDNA data, it is very closely related to the savanna hawk, which is visually dissimilar, appearing like a very light Buteogallus which has an ochre-grey coloration due to abundant pheomelanins. In del Hoyo, J.

External sites may use a different taxonomy than Xeno-canto. Rufous crab hawk Common black hawk Cuban black hawk Great black hawk Savanna hawk.


Fledging period not exactly known but young seen begging for food on the nest seven months after hatching. Single bird in a tree in pasture – same bird as in XC bird-seen: Urubitibga with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot.

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Great Black Hawk (Buteogallus urubitinga) – Planet of Birds

Show Details Hide Details. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 26 Aprilat Listen to the sound of Great Black Hawk [audio: This genus contains the following speciesordered according to putative relatedness:.

Most of the species have a characteristic tail pattern. Prefers dense forest galleries along rivers but also savannas with patches of trees or ever dry country with scattered trees. The sexes are similar, but immature birds are dark brown above with spotting and streaks.

For these reasons urubitiinga species is evaluated as Least Concern. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Sangihe Dwarf-Kingfisher Rarest birds of the World: Together with the savanna hawkthey seem to be close to some species that were uncomfortably placed in Leucopternis.


Food and feeding Rodents, birds, fish, land crabs, amphibians and carrion has been observed feeding with vultures and caracaras ; also fruit Spondias References BirdLife International A Guide to the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago 2nd edition ed. The Avianweb strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date information ; however, mistakes do happen. Grey-backed hawk White hawk Mantled hawk. Some feathers on the crown and nape are pointed, forming a slight crest.

Nest is built of sticks on top of other nests or f.

Buteogallus urubitinga

It has very broad wings, and is mainly black. It has very broad wings, and is mainly black.

The Great Black Hawk often feeds on the ground, in vegetation, or even in shallow water, pursuing prey on foot or with short flights. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.