Tag: Kites, hawks and eagles

Sulawesi Serpent Eagle (Spilornis rufipectus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Spilornis rufipectus | [authority] Gould, 1858 | [UK] Sulawesi Serpent Eagle | [FR] Serpentaire des Celebes | [DE] Celebes-Schlangenweihe | [ES] Culebrera de Celebes | [NL] Celebesslangearend Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Spilornis are mostly rather large hawks, ranging to rather small. Essentially there is […]

Swainsons Hawk (Buteo swainsoni)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Buteo swainsoni | [authority] Bonaparte, 1838 | [UK] Swainsons Hawk | [FR] Buse de Swainson | [DE] Prariebussard | [ES] Busardo Chapulinero | [NL] Prairie-buizerd Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Buteo swainsoni NA, MA nw, wc Genus Members of the genus Buteo are broad-winged, broad-tailed hawks, Well […]

Sulawesi Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus lanceolatus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Nisaetus lanceolatus | [authority] Temminck and Schlegel, 1844 | [UK] Sulawesi Hawk-Eagle | [FR] Aigle des Celebes | [DE] Celebsadler | [ES] Aguila-azor de celebes | [NL] Celebeskuifarend Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Nisaetus lanceolatus AU Sulawesi Genus Nisaetus is a genus of eagles found mainly in […]

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Elanoides forficatus | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] Swallow-tailed Kite | [FR] Milan a queue fourchue | [DE] Schwalbenweih | [ES] Elanio Tijereta | [NL] Zwaluwstaartwouw Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Elanoides are long-tailed mainly two-colored birds. The members are social birds, gregarious and family […]

Square-tailed Kite (Lophoictinia isura)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Lophoictinia isura | [authority] Gould, 1838 | [UK] Square-tailed Kite | [FR] Milan a queue carree | [DE] Schopfmilan | [ES] Minlano Colicuadrado | [NL] Kortstaartwouw Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Lophoictinia are medium-sized kites. Their wings are long and somewhat pointed; the tail long […]

Sulawesi Goshawk (Accipiter griseiceps)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Accipiter griseiceps | [authority] Schlegel, 1862 | [UK] Sulawesi Goshawk | [FR] Autour de Celebes | [DE] Graukopf-Habicht | [ES] Gavilan de Celebes | [NL] Grijskophavik Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Accipiter griseiceps AU Sulawesi Genus Members of the genus Accipiter are small and medium-sized hawks, often […]

Spot-tailed Sparrowhawk (Accipiter trinotatus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Accipiter trinotatus | [authority] Bonaparte, 1850 | [UK] Spot-tailed Sparrowhawk | [FR] Epervier a queue tachetee | [DE] Fleckschwanz-Sperber | [ES] Gavilan colipinto | [NL] Vlekstaartsperwer Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Accipiter trinotatus AU Sulawesi Genus Members of the genus Accipiter are small and medium-sized hawks, often […]