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- Butastur liventer
38-43 cm. Grey head and underparts, streaking on the crown, neck and breast. rufous grey upperparts, uppertail is bright rufous, rufous-chestnut flight feathers, white underwing coverts, and greyish flight feathers and undertail. The juvenile is duller and browner, with a brown-grey head and white supercilium.
Open woodland and scrub often occurs near rivers, paddyfields or swamps.
The diet includes lizards, small mammals and large insects.