Bicoloured hawk

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Bicoloured Hawk
Bicoloured hawk.jpg
A. b. bicolor
immature
Scientific classification
Kingdom Information
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Branch Deuterostomia
Phylum Information
Phylum Chordata
Sub-phylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata
Class Information
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Aves
Sub-class Neornithes
Infra-class Neoaves
Order Information
Superorder Passerimorphae
Order Accipitriformes
Infraorder Falconides
Family Information
Family Accipitridae
Sub-family Accipitrinae
Genus Information
Genus Accipiter
Species Information
Species A. bicolor
Population statistics
Conservation status Least concern[1]

Subspecies

Gundlach's hawk (Accipiter gundlachi) and Cooper's hawk (Accipiter cooperi) have been claimed by several authorities to be a single species with the bicolored hawk[2]; in addition, the subspecies A. b. guttifer has been claimed to be a species in its own right[3]. Studies to determine the relationships are ongoing.

  • Accipiter bicolor bicolor: Mexico (Yucatán Peninsula) and Belize, south through the Central American lowlands into South America west of the Andes to northwestern Peru; east of the Andes in Brazil, Venezuela and the Guianas, south to eastern Peru and Bolivia.
  • Accipiter bicolor fidens: Mexico (Tamaulipas, eastern Oaxaca and Veracruz).
  • Accipiter bicolor guttifer: Brazil (western Mato Grosso) and Bolivia, south to Paraguay (Chaco) and northwestern Argentina.
  • Accipiter bicolor pileatus: Brazil, south of Amazonia to Uruguay and northeastern Argentina.

References

  1. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/22695669/0
  2. http://www.globalraptors.org/grin/SpeciesResults.asp?specID=8000
  3. http://www.globalraptors.org/grin/SpeciesExtended.asp?specID=8000&catID=2001