Taxon profile


Grey-lined Hawk
Buteo nitidus (Latham, 1790)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Accipitriformes »  family Accipitridae - kites, hawks and eagles »  genus Buteo

Scientific synonyms

Asturina nitida
Asturina nitida maximus

Other names

= Gray Hawk
= Gray-lined Hawk
= Grey Hawk

Least Concern

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Buteo nitidus blakei Hellmayr & Conover, 1949
subspecies Buteo nitidus nitidus (Latham, 1790)
subspecies Buteo nitidus pallidus (Todd, 1915)
subspecies Buteo nitidus plagiatus (Schlegel, 1862) - Gray Hawk

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Buteo nitidus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22727766]

Bird Life [] [as Buteo nitidus (Latham, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [53120]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Buteo nitidus Latham, 1790]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [] [as Buteo nitidus (Latham, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Buteo nitidus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Buteo nitidus (Latham, 1790)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Buteo nitidus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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