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Madagascar buzzard

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Title: Madagascar buzzard  
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Subject: Buteoninae, Buteo, Buzzard, Cape Verde buzzard, Butastur
Collection: Animals Described in 1860, Birds of Madagascar, Buteo
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Madagascar buzzard

Madagascan buzzard
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
(or Accipitriformes, q.v.)
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Buteo
Species: B. brachypterus
Binomial name
Buteo brachypterus
Hartlaub, 1860

The Madagascan buzzard (Buteo brachypterus) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is endemic to Madagascar.[1][2][3][4]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.



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  2. ^ James Berkelman (1997). "Food Habits of the Madagascar Buzzard in the Rain Forest of the Masoala Peninsula". The Condor 99 (3): 833–835.  
  3. ^ James Berkelman (1996). "Breeding Biology of the Madagascar Buzzard in the Rain Forest of the Masoala Peninsula". The Condor 98 (3): 624–627.  
  4. ^ "Ecology of the Madagascar buzzard in the rain forest of the Masoala Peninsula". Retrieved 2011-01-17. 

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