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Buteo brachypterus
Photo by James J Williams
photo from Western Madagascar

Identification

Distribution

Madagascar.

Taxonomy

This species is monotypic, there are no known subspecies.

Habitat

Woodland

Behaviour

Diet includes rodents, snakes, chameleons, lizards, frogs, locusts and other insects. It hunts by circling above the canopy and then diving into the trees.

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