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Accipiter gundlachi

(Gundlach's Hawk)

Overview

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Endangered

Threat status

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Gundlach's Hawk

Common Names in French:

Épervier de Cuba

Common Names in German:

Gundlachsperber

Common Names in Japanese:

ズグロハイタカ

Common Names in Spanish:

Gavil?n Cubano

Description

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Habitat

Vegetation: tropical lowland evergreen forest, tropical deciduous forests, tropical lowland evergreen forest, pine forests • Maximum Elevation: 900 meters • Zoogeographic Region: Cuba • Foraging Strata: Canopy • Center of Abundance: Lower tropical: lowlands, lower than 500 m.; tropics. • Sensitivity to Disturbance: Medium

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 586 meters (0 to 1,923 feet).[1]

Ecology: It is found up to 800 m in a variety of wooded habitats including humid, dry and pine forests1. It preys mostly on birds, including poultry. The breeding season is February-May, with young fledging by June1,2. The nest is generally placed close to the trunk of a high tree , but below the canopy .

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List of Habitats:

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Accipiter gundlachii

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

First described: Leconte John Lawrence Notes on Coleoptera found at Fort Simpson, Mackenzie River , with remarks on Northern Species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 315-321., 1860.

Last scrutiny: 17-Oct-2001

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Accipiter

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 112 species and subspecies in this genus. Here are just 100 of them:

(Pied Goshawk) · (Pied Goshawk) · (Pied Goshawk) · (Shikra) · (Little Banded Goshawk) · (Shikra) · (Shikra) · (Shikra) · (Bicolored Hawk) · (Bicolored Hawk (Bicolored)) · (Bicolored Hawk (Chilean)) · (Bicolored Hawk) · (Bicolored Hawk (Spotted)) · (New Britain Sparrowhawk) · (Levant Sparrowhawk) · A. buergersi (Chestnut-Shouldered Goshawk) · (Nicobar Sparrowhawk) · (Nicobar Sparrowhawk) · (Chestnut-Flanked Sparrowhawk) · A. chilensis (Chilean Hawk) · A. chionogaster (White-Breasted Hawk) · A. cirrhocephalus (Australian Collared Sparrow Hawk) · A. cirrhocephalus cirrhocephalus (Australian Collared Sparrow Hawk) · (Collared Sparrowhawk) · (Australian Collared Sparrow Hawk) · (Semicollared Hawk) · A. cooperi (Big Blue Darter) · (Cooper's Hawk) · (Rufous-Necked Sparrowhawk) · (Rufous-Necked Sparrowhawk) · A. erythronemius (Rufous-Thighed Hawk) · A. erythronemius erythronemius (Rufous-Thighed Hawk) · (Red-Thighed Sparrowhawk) · (Red-Thighed Sparrow Hawk) · (Brown Goshawk) · (Brown Goshawk) · (Brown Goshawk) · (Christmas Island Nighthawk) · A. francesiae (Frances' Sparrow Hawk) · A. francesiae francesiae (Frances's Sparrowhawk) · (Anjouan Island Sparrow Hawk) · (Frances' Sparrow Hawk) · (Anjouan Island Sparrow Hawk) · (Northern Goshawk (Eurasian)) · A. gentilis apache (Apache Northern Goshawk) · (Northern Goshawk (American)) · A. gentilis gallinarum (Northern Goshawk) · (Northern Goshawk) · (Northern Goshawk) · (Sulawesi Goshawk) · (Japanese Sparrowhawk) · (Japanese Lesser Sparrow Hawk) · (Gundlach's Hawk) · A. gundlachii (Gundlach's Hawk) · (Gundlach's Hawk) · (New Caledonia Goshawk) · (Moluccan Goshawk) · (Henst's Goshawk) · (Variable Goshawk) · (Variable Goshawk) · (Variable Goshawk) · (Imitator Sparrowhawk) · (Slaty-Mantled Goshawk) · (Madagascar Sparrowhawk) · (Black-Mantled Goshawk) · (Black Sparrowhawk) · (Great Sparrow Hawk) · (Meyer's Goshawk) · (Little Sparrowhawk) · A. minullus minullus (Little Sparrowhawk) · (Small Sparrowhawk) · (Eurasian Sparrowhawk) · A. nisus dementjevi (Eurasian Sparrowhawk) · (Eurasian Sparrowhawk) · (Eurasian Sparrowhawk) · (Gray Goshawk) · A. novaehollandiae novaehollandiae (Grey Goshawk) · (Ovampo Sparrowhawk) · (Gray-Headed Goshawk) · (Gray-Bellied Hawk) · (New Britain Goshawk) · A. radiatus (Doria's Goshawk) · (Vinous-Breasted Sparrowhawk) · (Vinous-Breasted Sparrow Hawk) · (Fiji Goshawk) · (Rufous-Breasted Sparrowhawk) · (Rufous-Breasted Sparrow Hawk) · (Chinese Sparrowhawk) · (Sharp-Shinned Hawk (Caribbean)) · (Sharp-Shinned Hawk (White-Breasted)) · (Sharp-Shinned Hawk (Rufous-Thighed)) · (Sharp-Shinned Hawk) · (Sharp-Shinned Hawk) · (Sharp-Shinned Hawk) · (Sharp-Shinned Hawk) · (Sharp-Shinned Hawk (Plain-Breasted)) · (Tiny Hawk) · (Tiny Hawk) · (African Goshawk) · (African Goshawk)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 09, 2008:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Mean = -77.080 meters (-252.887 feet), Standard Deviation = 633.460 based on 12 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
  2. BirdLife International 2008. Accipiter gundlachi. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 January 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2013-11-14