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Busarellus nigricollis (Black-collared Hawk)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The black-collared hawk (Busarellus nigricollis) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is monotypic within the genus Busarellus. It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and swamps. \n* immature birdMato Grosso do Sul, Brazil \n* FlyingMato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 15.9667
EDGE Score: 2.83125


Breeding Habitat [1]  Freshwater marshes, Mangroves
Wintering Geography [1]  Non-migrartory
Wintering Habitat [1]  Freshwater marshes, Mangroves
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Piscivore
Diet - Fish [2]  90 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  10 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Female Weight [3]  2.108 lbs (956 g)


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Prey / Diet

Erythrinus erythrinus (Trahira)[4]
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Yarrow)[4]
Hoplias malabaricus (Trahira)[4]
Hoplosternum littorale (Hassar)[4]
Serrasalmus spilopleura (Speckled piranha)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Jabiru mycteria (Jabiru)2
Leucopternis albicollis (White Hawk)1
Plagioscion squamosissimus (South American silver croaker)1


Parasitized by 
Microparyphium asotum <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Zoologico Nacional La Aurora

Range Map


External References


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Attributes / relations provided by
1Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Hartman FA 1961. Locomotor mechanisms of birds. Smithson Misc Collect 143:1–91
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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