Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Gundlach's Hawk (Accipiter gundlachi) - HBW 2, p. 161

French: Épervier de Cuba German: Gundlachsperber Spanish: Gavilán Cubano

Taxonomy: Accipiter Gundlachi Lawrence, 1860, Hanábana, Cuba.
Closely related to A. cooperii, A. bicolor and A. chilensis, forming superspecies with all three; at present no indications as to which of first two species is ancestral to present species. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • gundlachi Lawrence, 1860 - W & C Cuba.
  • wileyi Wotzkow, 1991 - E Cuba.

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