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 7 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