Long-tailed Hawk (Urotriorchis macrourus) - HBW 2, p. 164
French: Autour à longue queue
Spanish: Azor Rabilargo
Taxonomy: Astur macrourus Hartlaub, 1855, Dabocrom, Ghana.
Monotypic genus, apparently very close to Accipiter, with which has been merged; has also been linked with other endemic African genera, Melierax and Kaupifalco. Invalid race batesi proposed for populations from Cameroon eastwards. Monotypic.
Distribution: Liberia E to W Uganda and S to SW & C Zaire.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An adult bird perched on a branch
Locality Bobiri Forest Reserve, Ashanti Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Luis Mario Arce 23 February 2013 31 weeks ago 3.7
In flight over rainforest
Locality Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana
Tony Palliser 26 November 2008 1 year ago 3.3
Locality Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 12 May 2008 4 years ago 2.7