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African Harrier-Hawk
Polyboroides typus Smith, A, 1829
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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Polyboroides

Scientific:
  Polyboroides typus

Citation:
  Smith, A, 1829

Reference:
  S.Afr.Comm.Advertiser 4 (13 May)

Protonym:
  Polyboroides Typus

Avibase ID:
  C505EA727A6A51F5

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562382

Geographic range:

  • Polyboroides typus typus: E Sudan to Eritrea, Angola and South Africa
  • Polyboroides typus pectoralis: Senegambia to w Sudan, Niger and Democratic Republic of the Congo
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Harrier-Hawk
Czech:
  jestřábec pochopovitý
German:
  Höhlenweihe
Danish:
  Afrikansk Klatrehøg
Spanish:
  Aguilucho caricalvo común
Finnish:
  rosvohaukka
French:
  Gymnogène d'Afrique
Icelandic:
  African Harrier-Hawk
Italian:
  Gimnogene africano
Japanese:
  chuuhidaka
Japanese:
  チュウヒダカ
Dutch:
  Kaalkopkiekendief
Norwegian:
  Klatrehauk
Polish:
  owadozer palmowy
Portuguese:
  Secretário-pequeno
Portuguese (Brazil):
  African Harrier-Hawk
Russian:
  Африканский лунёвый ястреб
Slovak:
  kutraňa dutinárka
Swedish:
  afrikansk klätterhök
Chinese:
  非洲鬣鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Gymnogène d'Afrique ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Gymnogène d'Afrique ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   African Harrier Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Polyboroides typus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Gymnogenys typicus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Polyboroides typus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Polyboroides typus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Polyboroides typus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Polyboroides [radiatus or typus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kaalwangvalk
Bulgarian: Гололик блатар
Catalan: Arpella d'antifaç africana
Czech: Jestrábec pochopovitý, jestřábec pochopovitý
Danish: Afrikansk Klatrehøg
German: Höhlenweihe, Madagaskarhöhlenweihe, Schlangensperber
English: African Gymnogene, African Harrier Hawk, African Harrier-Hawk, Banded Harrier Hawk, Gymnogene, Gymnogene Harrier-Hawk, Harrier Hawk
English (Kenya): African Harrier Hawk
Spanish: Aguilucho Africano, Aguilucho caricalvo común, Aguilucho-caricalvo Común
Spanish (Spain): Aguilucho Caricalvo Común
Estonian: aafrika maskkull
Finnish: Rosvohaukka
French: Gymnogène d’Afrique, Gymnogène d'Afrique, Petit Serpentaire, Petit Serpentaire de Madagascar, Polyboroïde d'Afrique, Serpentaire gymnogène
Hungarian: afrikai odúhéja
Italian: Gimnogene africano, Sparviero serpentario africano
Japanese: chuuhidaka, madagasukaruchuuhidaka
Japanese: チュウヒダカ, マダガスカルチュウヒダカ
Latin: Gymnogenys typicus, Polyboroides typus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis linginis vanagas
Dutch: Kaalkopkiekendief
Norwegian: Klatrehauk
Polish: Jastrząb żółtolicy, owadozer palmowy, owadożer palmowy
Portuguese: Secretário-pequeno
Portuguese (Portugal): Serpentário-pequeno
Russian: африканская полибора, Африканский луневый ястреб, Африканский лунёвый ястреб
Slovak: kaňa pásikavá, kaňa pásikavá (kaňa hadia), Kaňa pásiklavá, kutraňa dutinárka
Sotho, Southern: Seitlhoaeleli
Swedish: Afrikansk klätterhök
Swahili: Hajivale, Kobeamiti
Chinese: 非洲鬣鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 獵鷹

 

         

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