Savanna Hawk

The Savanna Hawk is a large raptor found in open savanna and swamp edges. It was formerly placed in the genus Heterospizias. It breeds from Panama and Trinidad south to Bolivia, Uruguay and central Argentina.

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Author: Dario Sanches from SÃO PAULO, BRASIL

The Savanna Hawk is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Savanna Hawk (Buteogallus meridionalis) is a large raptor found in open savanna and swamp edges. It was formerly placed in the genus Heterospizias. It breeds from Panama and Trinidad south to Bolivia, Uruguay and central Argentina. The nest is of sticks lined with grass and built in a palm tree. The clutch is a single white egg, and the young take 6.5 to 7.5 weeks to fledging. The Savanna Hawk is 46–61 cm in length and weighs 845 g. More

Savanna Hawk is a bird of prey with very long broad wings, long legs and short tail. Female usually lays one egg, occasionally two. Incubation lasts about 39 to 40 days. Young fledge about 45 to 50 days after hatching. They remain within the parental territory after fledging, until they become independent, which means four to seven months after leaving the nest. More

The Savanna Hawk is a small-headed, long-necked, broad-winged hawk. It is extremely long legs, which are used for walking in tall grasses. They are in the same genus as the Common, Mangrove, and Great Black Hawks. They are reportedly excellent soarers. Pictures: Click on an image below to view it full size. "I apologize profusely, but I have not added ALT text support yet. More

The Savanna Hawk is a large raptor found in open savanna and swamp edges. It was formerly placed in the genus Heterospizias. It breeds from Panama and Trinidad south to Bolivia, Uruguay and central Argentina. He hunts on the ground on a variety of prey, including small and big lizards like iguanas, snakes, crabs, mammals, large insects and even fresh carrion. The Savanna Hawk perches on palms and treetops from where it spots his prey on the savanna. More

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The Savanna Hawk feeds on small mammals, lizards, snakes, crabs and large insects. It usually sits on an open high perch from which it swoops on its prey, but will also hunt on foot, and several birds may gather at grass fires. The call is a loud scream keeeeru. More

Savanna Hawk Buteogallus meridionalis = Described by: Latham (1790) Alternate common name(s): Savannah Hawk Old scientific name(s): Heterospizias meridionalis Photographs Mana, French Guiana - Jul 18, 2002 More

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Savanna Hawk, Buteogallus meridionalis Accipitridae (HAWKS, EAGLES & KITES) Savanna Hawk, Buteogallus meridionalis This photo was taken in: Brazil The photo was taken by: Tom Stephenson , Birdwatching trip reports from around the world Brazil reports Birdwatching trip reports from Brazil Identification Notes: Submit Identification notes for this photo here More

Savanna Hawk, Buteogallus meridionalis (Ciconiiformes: Accipitridae) Savanna Hawk Aves > Ciconiiformes > Accipitridae Buteogallus meridionalis (Latham, 1790) Image Number: 1547188 - Add to Light Box - For Batch Downloading and Commercial Usage Requests * PowerPoint - 768x512 * Small Print - 1536x1024 * Large Print - 3072x2048 More

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The Savanna Hawk, (Buteogallus meridionalis), is a large raptor found in open savanna and swamp edges. It breeds from Panama and Trinidad south to Bolivia, Uruguay and central Argentina. More

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Order : Falconiformes
Family : Accipitridae
Genus : Buteogallus
Species : meridionalis
Authority : (Latham, 1790)
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