Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Co & Br
Age: Adult, Dark morph | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adults | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia
Status: The Short-tailed Hawk is uncommon in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1700 m along the east slope of the Andes. The Short-tailed Hawk is also uncommon in the semideciduous forests of extreme northwest Peru. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Aguilucho de Cola Corta.
Sub-species: Short-tailed Hawk (Buteo brachyurus brachyurus), Vieillot 1816.
Meaning of Name: Buteo: Gr. vulture, buzzard. brachyurus: Gr. Brakhus= short and eouros, Oura= tail.
- 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.