Roadside Hawk Rupornis magnirostris

  • Order: Accipitriformes
  • Family: Accipitridae
  • Polytypic: 12 subspecies
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Roadside Hawk
eBird range map for Roadside Hawk

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

Roadside Hawks are found from northern Mexico to Argentina. In Mexico it has been reported in the Atlantic slope from the east of Nuevo León to Tamaulipas, while in the Pacific slope from Jalisco to Chiapas.

Distribution outside the Americas

Not found outside the Americas.


They live in open to semi-open areas, forest borders, roadsides and plantations. Unlikely to find them in forest interior and in arid lands. They live between 0 and 1500 masl.

Historical changes

No information available

Fossil history

No information available

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: