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Roadside Hawk Rupornis magnirostris

  • Order: Accipitriformes
  • Family: Accipitridae
  • Polytypic: 12 subspecies
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Conservation Status

It is considered as a Least Concern species at the global level due to its wide distributional range (IUCN 2008). However, nothing is known about population trends. in Mexico it is not considered as a threatened species (SEMARNAT 2002).

Effects of human activity on populations

In areas near towns or cities a high human predation over nests has been documented. This human activity can have big effects over its populations but detailed and long term studies are needed.

Recommended Citation

Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: