The Common Black-Hawk, Buteogallus anthracinus, is found in the Southwestern United States, through Mexico, Central America, and Northern South America. Buteogallus subtilis, Common Black-hawk, Crab Hawk, Lesser Black Hawk, Black Crab Hawk. Urubitinga anthracina, Mangrove Black-hawk. Common Black Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus), , Vicki Dern, , , United States, Albuquerque, New Mexico, , call. Location generalized .

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Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Anthracihus, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. Retrieved 28 August The bird builds a platform nest of sticks fifteen to one hundred feet above the ground in a tree, often a mangrove.

Common Black Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus) :: xeno-canto

Many features of this site will not work without javascript. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. Your sightings No sightings Add to a lifelist: In contrast to the adults, the immature Black-Hawk is dark brown with buffy streaking.


It lays one to three eggs usually onewhich are whitish with brown markings. Bird was photographed by Adam Vesely, who accompanied me at this location.

Generally these birds inhabit lowland areas, with a source of water nearby where crabs, crayfish, or other aquatic foods are found. Reportedly, the Black-Hawks of Belize feed primarily on large land crabs.

Buteogallus anthracinus

The black tail has one wide white band and a thin white anthraccinus band. Poiana nera comune Japanese: A Red-tail was also in the vicinity.

Conservation of the Black-Hawk depends on maintaining vital regions of riparian habitat, like Aravaipa Canyon Preserve in Butekgallus which is free of disturbance and development. An adult bird flying.

Buteogallus anthracinus (Common Black-hawk) – Avibase

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Bird was stationary during this recording, below canopy. Recorded near a nest with two nestlings.


Occasionally nests have been found in rocky recesses. Snyder ; Clark and Wheeler ; Johnsgard Bird checklists – taxonomy – distribution – maps – links.

Subspecies and Distribution B. The Black-Hawk primarily feeds on snakes, frogs, fishes, young birds, and land crabs. External sites may use a different taxonomy than Xeno-canto.

Common black hawk

Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. See also Tropical savanna and grassland biome.

Related taxa Alternative arrangements: Barra de Santiago, Jujutla, Ahuachapan. Honduras in s, and Caribbean coast of Colombia, although no estimates of numbers or Converted to mp3 for xeno-canto. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fire and grazing are important in the long-term maintenance of grasslands.