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Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 14,000,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 15,000,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor estimated 2009
Population trend Increasing estimated -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 9.3 - - -

Trend justification: This species has undergone a large and statistically significant increase over the last 40 years in North America (74.3% increase over 40 years, equating to a 14.9% increase per decade; data from Breeding Bird Survey and/or Christmas Bird Count: Butcher and Niven 2007).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Anguilla (to UK) N Extant
Antigua and Barbuda N Extant
Argentina V Extant
Barbados N Extant
Belize N Extant Yes
Bolivia N Extant
Brazil N Extant
Canada N Extant Yes Yes
Colombia N Extant
Costa Rica N Extant Yes
Cuba N Extant
Dominica N Extant
Dominican Republic N Extant
Ecuador N Extant
El Salvador N Extant
French Guiana N Extant
Grenada N Extant Yes
Guadeloupe (to France) N Extant
Guatemala N Extant
Guyana N Extant
Haiti N Extant
Honduras N Extant
Jamaica V Extant
Martinique (to France) N Extant
Mexico N Extant
Montserrat (to UK) N Extant
Nicaragua N Extant
Panama N Extant
Peru N Extant
Puerto Rico (to USA) N Extant
St Kitts and Nevis N Extant
St Lucia N Extant
St Vincent and the Grenadines N Extant
Suriname N Extant
Trinidad and Tobago N Extant
USA N Extant Yes
Venezuela N Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Colombia Cañón del Río Combeima
Colombia Serranía de las Quinchas
Canada Lakeland
Canada Norfolk Forest Complex
Canada Beamer Conservation Area
Canada Holiday Beach / Big Creek CA
Canada Cabot Head
Canada Tadoussac
Canada Brier Island and Offshore Waters
Panama San Lorenzo National Park
Panama Panama Canal West Bank
Panama Camino de Cruces National Park
Panama Metropolitan Nature Park
St Lucia Castries and Dennery Waterworks Reserve and Marquis
Panama Soberanía National Park
Antigua and Barbuda McKinnons Salt Pond
Antigua and Barbuda Christian Valley
Antigua and Barbuda Wallings Forest
Antigua and Barbuda Bethesda Dam
Antigua and Barbuda Offshore Islands
Costa Rica Kekoldi
Puerto Rico (to USA) Cordillera Central
Puerto Rico (to USA) Karso del Norte
Puerto Rico (to USA) Carite
Puerto Rico (to USA) El Yunque
Panama Barro Colorado Nature Monument
St Lucia Pitons (Qualibou and Canaries)
St Lucia Point Sables
St Lucia Iyanola and Grande Anses, Esperance and Fond D'ors
St Lucia Mandelé Protected Landscape
Mexico Uxpanapa
USA Braddock Bay

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable non-breeding
Altitude 0 - 3000 m Occasional altitudinal limits (max) 4000 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Buteo platypterus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/04/2021.