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American Kestrel  [Falco sparverius]
The American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) is a small falcon. This bird was formerly known in North America as the Sparrow Hawk. This name was misleading because it implied a connection with the Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus, which is unrelated - the...
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Andean Condor  [Vultur gryphus]
The Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) is a species of South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus Vultur. Found in the Andes mountains and adjacent Pacific coasts of western South America, it is the lar...
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Bald Eagle  [Haliaeetus leucocephalus]
The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America that is most recognizable as the national bird and symbol of the United States. This sea eagle has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the White-tailed Eagl...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bald_eagle/ - Last revised: May 06, 2018
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Black Eagle  [Ictinaetus malayensis]
The Black Eagle (Ictinaetus malayensis) is a bird of prey. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae, and is the only member of the genus Ictinaetus. They soar over forests in the hilly regions of tropical Asia and hunt mammals and birds, particul...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_eagle/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black Kite  [Milvus migrans]
The Black Kite (Milvus migrans) is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. This kite is a widespread species throughout the temperate and tropical parts...
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Black Vulture  [Coragyps atratus]
The American Black Vulture, Coragyps atratus, also known as the Black Vulture, is a bird in the New World vulture family whose range extends from the southeastern United States to South America. Although a common and widespread species, it has a somewhat...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_vulture/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-chested Buzzard-eagle  [Geranoaetus melanoleucus]
The Black-chested Eagle-buzzard (Geranoaetus melanoleucus) is a bird of prey of the hawk and eagle family (Accipitridae). It lives in South America. This species is also known as the Black Buzzard-eagle, Grey Buzzard-eagle or analogously with "eagle" or "...
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Black-shouldered Kite  [Elanus axillaris]
The Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) or Australian Black-shouldered Kite is a small raptor found in open habitat throughout Australia and should not be confused with the Black-winged Kite, which is also called Black-shouldered Kite. Like all the e...
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Booted Eagle  [Hieraaetus pennatus]
The Booted Eagle (Aquila pennata) (formerly Hieraaetus pennatus) is a medium-sized bird of prey. It is about 47 centimeters (18 inches) in length and has a wingspan of 120 cm (almost 4 feet). Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. Pale ph...
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Brahminy Kite  [Haliastur indus]
The Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus), also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards and harriers. They are found from Asia to Austr...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brahminy_kite/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Broad-winged Hawk  [Buteo platypterus]
The Broad-winged Hawk, (Buteo platypterus), is a small hawk of the Buteo genus. During the summer they are distributed over most of eastern North America, to as far west as the Alberta province and Texas; they then migrate south to winter in the neotropic...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/broad_winged_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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California Condor  [Gymnogyps californianus]
The California Condor, Gymnogyps californianus, is a species of North American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae. Currently, this condor inhabits only the western coastal mountains of the United States, Baja California, and the Grand Canyon...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/california_condor/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Chimango Caracara  [Milvago chimango]
The Chimango Caracara (Milvago chimango) is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It is a vagrant to the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry sh...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chimango_caracara/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Cooper's Hawk  [Accipiter cooperii]
The Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) is a medium-sized hawk.They are permanent residents in most of the United States and their breeding range from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico. They are generally distributed more to the South than the other North...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/coopers_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Crested Caracara  [Caracara cheriway]
The Crested Caracara, Polyborus plancus (or Caracara cheriway according to the AOU), is a bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It is the only living member of the genus Polyborus, following the extinction of the Guadalupe Caracara. Unlike the Falco falc...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/crested_caracara/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Crested Serpent-eagle  [Spilornis cheela]
Call Call of Crested Serpent Eagle recorded in Dhoni hills, Palakkad Problems listening to this file? See media help. The Crested Serpent Eagle, Spilornis cheela or Kanmuri-washi (?? ?????? ?) is a bird of prey. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipi...
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Eurasian Kestrel  [Falco tinnunculus]
The Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. It is also known as the European Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel, or Old World Kestrel. In Britain, where no other brown falcon occu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/eurasian_kestrel/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Eurasian Sparrowhawk  [Accipiter nisus]
The Eurasian (or Northern) Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) is a small bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, harriers and other sparrowhawks. Adult male Eurasian Sparrowhawks have bluish g...
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Ferruginous Hawk  [Buteo regalis]
The Ferruginous Hawk, (Buteo regalis), is a large buzzard-like bird of prey, although not a true hawk.Adults have long broad wings and a broad grey, rusty or white tail. The legs are feathered to the talons, like the Rough-legged Hawk. There are two colou...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/ferruginous_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Galápagos Hawk  [Buteo galapagoensis]
The Galápagos Hawk, (Buteo galapagoensis), is a large hawk endemic to the Galápagos Islands. Known for its fearlessness towards humans and authority over the islands as the only original predator, this raptor has inhabited the Galápagos archipelago for ov...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/galapagos_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Golden Eagle  [Aquila chrysaetos]
The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is one of the best known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. Once widespread across the Holarctic, it has disappeared from many of the more heavily populate...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/golden_eagle/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Gray Hawk  [Buteo nitidus]
The Grey Hawk or Grey-lined Hawk (Buteo nitidus) is a smallish raptor found in open country and forest edges. It is sometimes placed in the genus Asturina as Asturina nitida.It breeds from the southwestern USA and Mexico south to Bolivia, Brazil and centr...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Greater Spotted Eagle  [Aquila clanga]
The Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga), occasionally just called the "Spotted Eagle", is a large bird of prey. Like all typical eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. The typical eagles are often united with the buteos, sea eagles and other mor...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/greater_spotted_eagle/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Gyrfalcon  [Falco rusticolus]
The Gyrfalcon IPA: /?d??r?f?lk?n/ or IPA: /?d??r?fćlk?n/ (Falco rusticolus), also spelled Gyr Falcon, sometimes Gerfalcon, is the largest of all falcon species. The Gyrfalcon breeds on Arctic coasts and islands of North America, Europe and Asia. It is mai...
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Harris's Hawk  [Parabuteo unicinctus]
The Harris's Hawk or Harris Hawk, formerly known as the Bay-winged Hawk or Dusky Hawk, is a medium-large bird of prey which breeds from the southwestern USA south to Chile and central Argentina.Its scientific name is Parabuteo unicinctus. It is the only m...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/harriss_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Merlin  [Falco columbarius]
The Merlin (Falco columbarius) is a smallish falcon that breeds in northern North America, Europe and Asia. In North America it was once and sometimes still is colloquially called "pigeon hawk" though being a falcon it is not very closely related to true...
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Northern Harrier  [Circus cyaneus]
The Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) or Northern Harrier (in North America) is a bird of prey. It breeds throughout the northern parts of the northern hemisphere in Canada and the northernmost USA, and in northern Eurasia. This species is polytypic, with two...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_harrier/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Osprey  [Pandion haliaetus]
The Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), also known colloquially as fishhawk, seahawk or fish eagle, is a medium-large fish-eating bird of prey. However, It is not the same as a sea-eagle. It is found on all continents except Antarctica although in South America i...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/osprey/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Peregrine Falcon  [Falco peregrinus]
The Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known simply as the Peregrine, and historically also as "Duck Hawk" in North America, is a cosmopolitan bird of prey in the family Falconidae. It is a large-sized falcon, females being larger and about the siz...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/peregrine_falcon/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Prairie Falcon  [Falco mexicanus]
The Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus) is a medium-sized falcon of western North America.It is about the size of a Peregrine Falcon or a crow, with an average length of 40 cm (16 in), wingspan of 1 metre (40 in), and weight of 720 g (1.6 lb). As in all falc...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/prairie_falcon/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Red-shouldered Hawk  [Buteo lineatus]
The Red-shouldered Hawk, (Buteo lineatus), is a medium-sized hawk. Their breeding range is in eastern North America and along the coast of California and northern Mexico; also northeastern-central Mexico.Males are 43 to 58 cm (17 to 23 in) long, weigh abo...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/red_shouldered_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Red-tailed Hawk  [Buteo jamaicensis]
The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a medium-sized bird of prey, one of three species colloquially known in the United States as the "chickenhawk." It breeds almost throughout North America from western Alaska and northern Canada to as far south as...
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Rough-legged Hawk  [Buteo lagopus]
The Rough-legged Buzzard (Buteo lagopus), called the Rough-legged Hawk in North America, is a medium-large bird of prey. It is typically between 50 to 60 centimetres long with a 130 cm wingspan. The breeding range is northernmost Europe, Asia, and North A...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/rough_legged_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Sharp-shinned Hawk  [Accipiter striatus]
The Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) is a small hawk. In fact "Sharpies" (as they are abbreviated by North American birdwatchers), are the smallest to reside in USA and Canada, though some Neotropical species are smaller (notably the aptly named Ti...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sharp_shinned_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Striated Caracara  [Phalcoboenus australis]
The Striated Caracara, (Phalcoboenus australis) is a bird of prey of the Falconidae family. In the Falkland Islands it is known as Johnny Rook. The adults plumage is almost black in colour, while the legs and lores are orange and the neck is flecked with...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/striated_caracara/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Swainson's Hawk  [Buteo swainsoni]
The Swainson's Hawk, (Buteo swainsoni), is a large hawk.Their breeding habitat is prairie and dry grasslands in western North America. They build a stick nest in a tree, shrub or on a cliff edge. This species is a long distance migrant, wintering in Argen...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/swainsons_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Swallow-tailed Kite  [Elanoides forficatus]
The Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) is an elanid kite which breeds from the southeastern United States to eastern Peru and northern Argentina. Most North and Central American breeders winter in South America where the species is resident year r...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/swallow_tailed_kite/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Swamp Harrier  [Circus approximans]
The Swamp Harrier, Circus approximans, also known as the Marsh Harrier, Australasian Harrier, K?hu, Swamp-hawk or New Zealand Hawk is a large, slim bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. Identification A Swamp Harrier in flight The Swamp Harrier is larg...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/swamp_harrier/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Turkey Vulture  [Cathartes aura]
The Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) is the most common vulture in the Americas. Despite the similarity in name and appearance, this species is unrelated to the Old World vultures of the family Accipitridae, which also includes eagles, hawks, kites and har...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/turkey_vulture/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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White-bellied Sea-eagle  [Haliaeetus leucogaster]
The White-bellied Sea-eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster), also known as the White-bellied Fish-eagle or White-breasted Sea Eagle, is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards and har...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_bellied_sea_eagle/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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White-tailed Hawk  [Buteo albicaudatus]
The White-tailed Hawk, (Buteo albicaudatus), is a large bird of prey found in tropical or sub-tropical environments. Distribution and habitat The White-tailed Hawk could be found anywhere from southern Texas to Central Argentina as well as many Caribbean...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_tailed_hawk/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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White-tailed Kite  [Elanus leucurus]
The White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) is an elanid kite found in western North America and parts of South America. It was formerly known as the Black-shouldered Kite.The earliest name for this bird was the White-tailed Kite, and it was given the systema...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_tailed_kite/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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White-throated Caracara  [Phalcoboenus albogularis]
The White-throated Caracara (Phalcoboenus albogularis) is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is found in Argentina and Chile. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubla...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_throated_caracara/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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