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White-necked Hawk
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Leucopternis
Species: L. lacernulatus
Binomial name
Leucopternis lacernulatus
(Temminck, 1827)
Synonyms

Leucopternis lacernulata (lapsus)

The White-necked Hawk (Leucopternis lacernulatus) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and plantations. The species feeds on insects and other invertebrates.[1] It is an opportunistic feeder that will feed on prey flushed by army ants, monkeys or even humans. It is endemic to Brazil and threatened by habitat loss.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2008) Species factsheet: Leucopternis lacernulatus. Downloaded October 2 2008

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