Rufous-thighed Hawk (Accipiter erythronemius) - HBW 2, p. 159
French: Épervier à cuisses rousses
Spanish: Gavilán Muslirrufo
Taxonomy: Nisus vel Accipiter erythronemius Kaup (ex G. R. Gray MS), 1850, Bolivia.
Often considered race of A. striatus, with which forms superspecies, along with A. chionogaster and A. ventralis; group split on grounds of differences in morphology, ecology and probably also behaviour. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Brazil (S from Mato Grosso and Bahia) to Uruguay, and SE Bolivia (Santa Cruz to Tarija) through Chaco of Paraguay to N Argentina (La Rioja & Córdoba).
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Adult in flight.
Locality Esteros del Iberá, Corrientes Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 2 November 2011 6 weeks ago 3.3
A bird perched in hunting activity.
Locality Estalagem Villa da Montanha, Urubici, Santa Catarina State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Adrian Eisen Rupp 2 July 2010 1 year ago 3.2
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