English Name Black-faced Hawk
Scientific Name Leucopternis melanops
German Name Zügelbussard
Spanish Name Busardo Carinegro
French Name Buse à face noire
Black-faced Hawk
Peters Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE(Acciptrinae):Hawks,Eagles Order 605.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE(Accipitrinae):Hawks,Eagles Order 3533.0
Gill Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE:Hawks,Eagles and Kites Order 763.0
New 2013 Family Name ACCIPITRIDAE,Buteoninae:Buteos and Allies Order 595.0
English Synonyms
  • Masked Hawk
$~Note:L.p.zimmeri of nEcuador & Colombia:Santander is treated as a subspecies by Hellmayr & Conover,1949,Field Museum of Natural History,Zoology,13,pt.1,no.4,p.181.
Authority (Latham 1790)
Habitat humid forest,dense cover along watercourses;lowlands-1000m
Breeding No information available.