Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Eastern Chanting-goshawk (Melierax poliopterus) - HBW 2, p. 144

French: Autour à ailes grises German: Weißbürzel Singhabicht Spanish: Azor lagartijero Somalí
Other common names: Eastern Pale/Somali Chanting-goshawk

Taxonomy: Melierax poliopterus Cabanis, 1869, Umba River, Kenya.
Probably forms superspecies with M. canorus and M. metabates; sometimes considered conspecific with the former, but well separated geographically. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Ethiopia and Somalia S to E Uganda and N Tanzania.

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