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Subject: Buteoninae, Buzzard, Buteo, Cape Verde buzzard, Butastur
Collection: Animals Described in 1837, Birds of Argentina, Birds of Chile, Birds of Patagonia, Birds of Tierra Del Fuego, Buteo
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Rufous-tailed hawk

Rufous-tailed hawk
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
(or Accipitriformes, q.v.)
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Buteo
Species: B. ventralis
Binomial name
Buteo ventralis
Gould, 1837

The rufous-tailed hawk (Buteo ventralis) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family.

The rufous-tailed hawk is found in southern Argentina and Chile, including the entire region of Tierra del Fuego.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and temperate grassland.


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