Rufous Crab-hawk (Buteogallus aequinoctialis) - HBW 2, p. 173
French: Buse buson
Spanish: Busardo negro del Atlántico
Other common names: Aequinoctial Crab-hawk, Rufous Hawk
Taxonomy: Falco aequinoctialis Gmelin, 1788, Cayenne.
Genus allied to Harpyhaliaetus. Someimes associated with B. anthracinus superspecies, but apparently more distantly related. Monotypic.
Distribution: Orinoco Delta in E Venezuela along coast to Paraná, S Brazil.
- Least Concern Enlarge map