Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. See Photo
Age: Juvenile | Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Peru
Status: The Roadside Hawk is common and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range at elevations up to 1600 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in the semideciduous forest of extreme southwest Peru. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Aguilucho Caminero.
Sub-species: Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris magnirostris), Gmelin 1788. Colombia S to W Ecuador, and S to Amazonian Brazil (R Madeira E to Atlantic coast).
(R. m. occiduus), Bangs 1911. E Peru, W Brazil (S of Amazon, W of R Madeira) and N Bolivia.
(R. m. saturatus), Sclater and Salvin 1876. S Peru and Bolivia, through Paraguay and SW Brazil (SW Mato Grosso).
Meaning of Name: Rupornis: Gr. Rhupos= dirt, dirty and Ornis= bird. magnirostris: L. magnus= big and rostris= nozzle.
- 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.