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leualb14431.jpg (64102 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Leucopternis albicollis Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Acciptridae Family
46 - 56 cm Length
Tropical dry & moist forest, plantations. Found up to 1,500 m. Range follow link Habitat
1 egg incubation 34 - 38 days, fledging 65 - 88 days. I brood / year. Clutch
Mainly reptiles, amphibians, birds & insects. Food  
3466 - TSN: 175536 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: káně pralesní, Kánovec bílý
Danish: Hvid Vĺge
German: Schneebussard
English: White Buzzard, White Hawk, White Snake Hawk, White-collared Hawk
Spanish: Aguililla Blanca, Busardo Blanco, Bussardo Blanco, Gavalón Blanco y Negro, Gavilá Blanco, Gavilán Blanco
Spanish (Colombia): Gavilán Blanco
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gavilán blanco
Spanish (Honduras): Gavilá Blanco
Spanish (Mexico): Aguililla Blanca
Spanish (Nicaragua): Gavilán Blanco
Spanish (Venezuela): Gavilán Blanco
Estonian: valge-selvaviu
Finnish: Valkohaukka
French: Buse blanche
Italian: Poiana bianca
Japanese: shironosuri
Japanese: シロノスリ
Latin: Leucopternis albicollis, Pseudastur albicollis
Dutch: Bonte Buizerd, Grote Bonte Buizerd
Norwegian: Hvitvĺk
Polish: bialostrzab duzy, Białostrząb duży
Portuguese: Gaviao-branco, gaviăo-branco, gaviăo-pombo-da-Amazônia
Portuguese (Brazil): Gaviăo Branco, Gaviăo-branco, gaviăo-pombo-da-Amazônia
Russian: Белый канюк, Белый пегий канюк
Slovak: Myšiak biely, myšiakovec biely, myšiakovec biely (myšiak biely)
Swedish: Vitkragad vrĺk
Chinese: 白南美鵟

Range:- Belize, Bolivia. { Brazil:- [ Center-West Brazil:- Federal District, Goiás, Mato Grosso & Mato Grosso do Sul ]  [ North Brazil:- Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Para, Rondônia & Tocantins. ] [ Northeast Brazil:- Maranhăo, ] Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, [Mexico:- Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco, , Yucatán Peninsula, ] Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Veracruz, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela

Reserve Biologica del Rio Bigal.


Leucopternis albicollis
Leucopternis albicollis albicollis
Leucopternis albicollis costaricensis
Leucopternis albicollis ghiesbreghti
Leucopternis albicollis williaminae

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