- White-browed Hawk
name = White-browed Hawk
status = LC | status_system = IUCN3.1
classis = Aves
genus = "
species = "L. kuhli"
binomial = "Leucopternis kuhli"
binomial_authority = Bonaparte, 1850
The White-browed Hawk ("Leucopternis kuhli") is a species of
bird of preyin the Accipitridaefamily. It is found in northern South America's southern Amazon Basinin eastern Peru, Bolivia, and northern Brazil.
habitatis subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Range in southern Amazon Basin
Amazonian Peru to
The range of the White-browed Hawk is limited by the
Amazon Riveron the north. The birds largest ranges are two areas: to the southwest in Amazonian eastern Peru, and to the south central Amazon Basinto a combined headwater region of the Guapore River and the headwaters of the TapajósRiver. In Bolivia, on the Brazil-Bolivia border river the Guapore, the range bifurcates and is found only at the headwaters of the Guapore, and in the northern Bolivia-Peru region where the Guapore has confluence with the headwater rivers of Brazil's Amazonas state's Madeira River.
The White-browed Hawk's range extends from Peru-Bolivia in the southwest, to Brazil's northeastern
Parástate– the Atlantic coastal regions, and its border with Maranhãostate, a distance of about 3000 km.
* BirdLife International 2004. [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/49415/all Leucopternis kuhli] . [http://www.iucnredlist.org 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.] Downloaded on 24 July 2007.
* [http://www.tropicalbirding.com/tripReports/TR_Pant-Amaz-Oct2006/wbhawk.jpgPhoto-High Res] ; [http://www.tropicalbirding.com/tripReports/TR_Pant-Amaz-Oct2006/TR_Pant-Amaz-Oct2006.html Article] tropicalbirding
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