Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Slate-colored Hawk (Leucopternis schistacea) - HBW 2, p. 168

French: Buse ardoisée German: Schieferbussard 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.