Jackal Buzzard (Buteo rufofuscus) - HBW 2, p. 189
French: Buse rounoir
Spanish: Busardo Augur Meridional
Taxonomy: Falco rufofuscus J. R. Forster, 1798, South Africa.
Forms superspecies with B. augur and B. archeri; all three sometimes considered conspecific, but differ on calls and coloration, showing disjunct distribution; limited overlap with B. augur in C Namibia. Monotypic.
Distribution: South Africa, S & C Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, S Mozambique and S Botswana.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird perched on a telephone post Locality Creighton, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Francesc Capdevila i Torr... 14 October 2002 8 years ago 9 sec 4.3
A bird resting and preening on a rock Locality Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Christian Boix Hinzen 14 July 2006 4 years ago 31 sec 3.9
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An adult perched on a pole.
Locality Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, Western Cape Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 26 November 2010 2 years ago 4
Portrait of an adult bird.
Locality Liberty's Owl - Raptor and Reptile Centre, Ringwood, Hampshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 21 April 2012 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 3.5
Jackal Buzzard with wings raised
Locality South Africa
Philip Perry 18 August 2005 4 years ago 3.5
white-breasted adult hunting from pole
Locality De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape Province, South Africa
suong le 3 August 2011 1 year ago 3.3
Perched on a rock on the ground.
Locality Sani Pass, Lesotho (Monotypic species)
David Beadle 23 January 2011 1 year ago 3.2
A Dorsal view.
Locality KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 12 October 2008 1 year ago 3.2