Chilean Hawk (Accipiter chilensis) - HBW 2, p. 162
French: Épervier du Chili
Spanish: Gavilán Chileno
Taxonomy: Accipiter chilensis Philippi and Landbeck, 1864, Chile.
Forms superspecies with A. bicolor, A. cooperii and A. gundlachi. Often considered (mega)subspecies of A. bicolor, but isolated range with no geographical variation, and use of temperate forests, unlike A. bicolor, suggest treatment as full species is merited. Sometimes held to include A. bicolor guttifer. Monotypic.
Distribution: Andes of C Chile (O'Higgins) and adjacent Argentina S to Tierra del Fuego and Staten I. Winters N to NW Argentina (Catamarca).
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