Nesting of the Crane Hawk in Surinam.

Crane Hawk (Geranospiza caerulescens) Science Article 1


Crane Hawk (Gevanosfiza caerulescens) in_ habits the mangrove forests along the coast of Surinam. It is found near water in light forests and in cultivated areas about the coffee plantations. Very little is known of its breeding habits and the only description of its nest and eggs has been that of Hewitt (Oologists’ Record, 17, 1937: 12), who reported a nest found on March 13, 1936, in the Rio Orinoco district of Venezuela, which contained a single, white, unmarked egg measuring 47.5 x38.5 mm. Sutton (Wilson Bull., 66, 1954:241) has described four nests of the Black Crane Hawk (Geranospiza nigra) which were found in Sonora

F. HAVERSCHMIDT, The Condor, 66(4)

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