Geranoaetus melanoleucus. Scientific Name: Geranoaetus melanoleucus (Vieillot, ). Common Name(s): . Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus. Order: Accipitriformes ; Family: Accipitridae; Polytypic: 2 subspecies; Authors: Robby M. Brower and. Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle · Geranoaetus melanoleucus · (Vieillot, ). Order: ACCIPITRIFORMES. Family: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks, Eagles).

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Little is known of the actual nesting; the clutch contains usually but sometimes 1 or 3 eggs, which are incubated for about a month. Public comments No comments yet Only members are able to post public comments. Filtered version on Moore et al. The immature plumage is reminiscent of that of the great black hawk Buteogallus urubitinga.

The crab-hawks Buteogallus and the solitary “eagles” Harpyhaliaetus seem to be allied with the latter, to the extent that these three genera might be united in Buteogallus. Checklists There are more than 12, regional checklists in Avibase, offered in 9 different taxonomies, including synonyms feranoaetus than languages.

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Black-chested Buzzard-eagle (Geranoaetus melanoleucus) – BirdLife species factsheet

The barred hawk L. Black-chested buzzard-eagle Variable hawk White-tailed hawk. That genus in the present restricted sense contains species also quite similar in habitus and size to the black-chested eagle-buzzard. If no appropriate high place is available this species will nest in bushes or even on the ground. Spizaetus melanoleucus Vieillot, Paraguay.


Black-chested buzzard-eagle Adult male G. Same bird as in previous cuts.

Andes of w Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego Source: The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois. Generally fairly common; e. International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. Class Sarcopterygii lobe-finned fishes and terrestrial vertebrates. Consequently, the proper name to use for each bird has through a number of coincidences become the one the other species was described under.

Manual of neotropical birds. Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus melanoleucus. This is a huge eagle-like mwlanoleucus buzzard ” “hawk” in American terminology. Retrieved 26 November It lives in open regions of South America.

This species is also known as the black buzzard-eaglegrey buzzard-eagle or analogously with “eagle” or “eagle-buzzard” replacing “buzzard-eagle”, or as the Chilean blue eagle.

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Sargatal editorsHandbook of the birds of the world. Recorded at the edge of a ranch. The male and female engage in courtship flights, and copulate over a prolonged time of several weeks as the pairs bond. Infraclass Neoaves modern birds. You must be logged in to view your sighting details. Black-chested Buzzard-eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus. Jr; Rising, James D.


ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Historia natural del aguila Geranoaetus melanoleucus: In the past gerajoaetus placed in Buteobut thought to be closer to Buteogallus and Leucopternis.

Order Falconiformes diurnal birds of prey. Edge of humid forest. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia. Habitat Chiefly various montane habitats in N of range, including grassy foothills, open woodlands, shrub The adult has a white underside, sometimes with fine blackish stripes; its upperparts are dark grey with geranaoetus blackish, brownish or bluish hue.

Gernaoaetus not aggressive under normal circumstances, the black-chested eagle-buzzard will fiercely attack humans if it considers itself or its offspring threatened. Range expanding in Brazil into Each checklist can be viewed with photos shared by the birding community, and also printed as PDF checklists for field use. Amplified and high pass filter with Audacity.