Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult| Sex: Unknown | Loc. Western Colombia
Age: Adult and Subadult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Churute, Ecuador
Age: Adult|Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Pto Pizarro, Tumbes
Age: Various | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Various
Status: The Common Black Hawk is uncommon in extreme northwest Peru, where it is restricted mangrove forest and near surroundings. It appears not to venture to habitat away from mangroves. It also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Gavilán Cangrejero.
Sub-species: Common Black Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus subtilis), Thayer and Bangs 1905.
Meaning of Name: Buteogallus: Gr. Buteo= vulture, buzzard; and gallus= Chanticleer. anthracinus: L. coal color, deep blue.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.