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Category:Geranoaetus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Geranoaetus

Description

The adult birds have a very short graduated tail which was one important character for validity of the genus.

Taxonomy

Geranoaetus is a monotypic genus in the family Accipitridae.
Variable Hawk and White-tailed Hawk were formerly included in the genus Buteo.


Genus Geranoaetus viewedit
G. albicaudatus White-tailed Hawk
G. polyosoma Variable Hawk
G. melanoleucus Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle

References

SACC discussion about merging this genus into Buteo (not passed) SACC discussion based on additional data on this genus (not passed)

Pages in category ‘Geranoaetus’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.

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