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Buteo bannermani

Identification

Distribution

Endemic to the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly considered conspecific with Common Buzzard.

Habitat

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes rabbits, rodents, ground birds, reptiles and carrion.

Breeding

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2011. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.10). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.

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