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Photo by mikemik
Socotra, Yemen, November 2012
Buteo socotraensis

Identification

Distribution

Endemic to Socotra (Yemen).

Taxonomy

A monotypic species.
This long known buzzard was only described as species in 2010.

Photo by mikemik
Socotra, Yemen, November 2012

Habitat

Behaviour

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. Avibase

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