White-breasted Hawk (Accipiter chionogaster) - HBW 2, p. 159
French: Épervier à poitrine blanche
Spanish: Gavilán Ventriblanco
Taxonomy: Nisus (Accipiter) chionogaster Kaup, 1852, Cobán, Guatemala.
Often considered race of A. striatus, or alternatively of A. erythronemius, forming superspecies with these two and A. ventralis; group split on grounds of differences in morphology, ecology and probably also behaviour. Monotypic.
Distribution: Highlands of Central America, from S Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca) through Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador to NC Nicaragua.
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