Slate-colored Hawk (Leucopternis schistacea) - HBW 2, p. 168
French: Buse ardoisée
Spanish: Busardo Pizarroso
Taxonomy: Asturina schistacea Sundevall, 1851, Brazil.
Previously placed in Buteogallus. Forms superspecies with L. plumbea, with which it has been considered conspecific. Monotypic.
Distribution: Amazonia, from SE Colombia and SW Venezuela S through E Ecuador and E Peru to N & E Bolivia, and E to E French Guiana and CN Brazil.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Bird near the old tower
Locality Sani Lodge, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Josef Widmer 7 September 2009 1 year ago 4.4
An young perched
Locality Ariau Resort, Iranduba, Amazonas State, Brazil
Anselmo d Affonseca 47 weeks ago 4.2
A close-up of a head, on hand.
Locality Los Amigos Biological Station (CICRA), Madre de Dios Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Joe Tobias 3 September 2006 2 years ago 4
in forest, sitting, pose, posing, branch
Locality Explornapo Lodge, Loreto Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Niels Poul Dreyer 26 November 2008 4 years ago 3.7
A perched bird in a tree.
Locality Río Negro, Beni Department, Bolivia (Monotypic species)
Joe Tobias 2 September 2005 2 years ago 3.5
A bird perched and drying its wings
Locality Borba, Amazonas State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Arthur Grosset 15 August 2004 4 years ago 3.4
Typical call Locality La Selva Lodge, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador
Peter Boesman 25 December 1992 40 weeks ago 4
Long call of a bird perched high in a tree (possibly near nest). Locality La Selva Lodge, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador
Peter Boesman 23 November 1992 40 weeks ago 3
calls, perched Locality Borba, Amazonas State, Brazil
Jeremy Minns 15 August 2004 4 years ago 0