Ridgway's Hawk Buteo ridgwayi

  • Order: Accipitriformes
  • Family: Accipitridae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: David L. Anderson, Russell Thorstrom, Christine D. Hayes, and Thomas Hayes


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Recommended Citation

Anderson, D. L., R. Thorstrom, C. D. Hayes, and T. Hayes (2017). Ridgway's Hawk (Buteo ridgwayi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.