Falconiformes

Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

HBW 2, p. 52

  • Small to large diurnal birds of prey, with hooked bill and fleshy cere, powerful legs and feet, sharp, curved claws, and often broad wings; keen vision.
  • All regions except Antarctic; almost all zones support numerous species, but only one occurs in N Arctic.
  • All habitats, from forests to wetlands, sub-deserts, tundra, high mountains and urban areas.
  • 64 genera, 239 species, 535 taxa.
  • 40 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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  • 25
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  • 1
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64 genera, 239 species

9698 files covering
64 genera (100%)
230 species (96%)

 

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61 genera (95%)
205 species (86%)
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64 genera (100%)
227 species (95%)
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40 genera (63%)
115 species (48%)
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