Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Long-tailed Hawk (Urotriorchis macrourus) - HBW 2, p. 164

French: Autour à longue queue German: Langschwanzhabicht 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.