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Himalayan Buzzard

Buteo refectus Portenko, 1935

The Himalayan buzzard is a medium to large bird of prey that is sometimes considered a subspecies of the widespread common buzzard. It is native to the Himalayas in Nepal, India and adjacent mountains of southern China. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
   Buteo
Scientific:
  Buteo refectus


Original description

Citation:
  Portenko, 1935

Reference:
  Orn.Monatsb. p.152

Protonym:
  Buteo japonicus refectus

Link:
  https://www.zobodat.at/pdf/Ornithologische-Monatberichte_43_0148-0154.pdf#page=5


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1029A4CAC283D778

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1029A4CA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1029A4CA


Taxonomic Serial Number:

Geographic range:

  • Buteo refectus: breeds from the western Himalayas in northern India east to montane south central China (Sichuan, Gansu); winters to southeast Asia
English:
Himalayan Buzzard
Catalan:
Aligot de l'Himàlaia
German:
Tibetbussard
Spanish:
Busardo del Himalaya
Spanish (Spain):
Busardo del Himalaya
Finnish:
himalajanhiirihaukka
French:
Buse de l'Himalaya
Croatian:
himalajski škanjac
Italian:
Poiana dell'Himalaya
Japanese (romaji):
himarayanosuri
Japanese:
ヒマラヤノスリ
Dutch:
Himalayabuizerd
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Himalayavåk
Norwegian:
himalayavåk
Polish:
myszołów himalajski
Portuguese:
bútio-do-himalaia
Russian:
Гималайский канюк
Slovak:
myšiak himalájsky
Serbian:
Himalajski mišar
Swedish:
himalayavråk
Ukrainian:
канюк гімалайський
Chinese:
喜山鵟
Chinese (Traditional):
喜馬拉雅鵟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
Clements, version 2021:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Buteo buteo burmanicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Buteo buteo burmanicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Buteo buteo burmanicus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Buteo buteo burmanicus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Common Buzzard (Himalayan) ( Buteo buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Common Buzzard (Himalayan) ( Buteo buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Common Buzzard (Himalayan) ( Buteo buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Common Buzzard (Himalayan) ( Buteo buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo refectus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Buteo burmanicus burmanicus [version 3]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Buteo buteo refectus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Himalayan Buzzard ( Buteo burmanicus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Buteo refectus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Buteo burmanicus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Buteo [refectus or japonicus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Himalaja-jakkalsvoël
Bengali: চ঴ভারয়ী চত঳াফাজ
Bengali (transliteration): himālaẏī tisābāja*
Catalan: Aligot de l'Himàlaia
German: Himalayabussard, Tibetbussard
English: Common Buzzard (Himalayan), Himalayan Buzzard, Himalayan Buzzard (burmanicus)
English, HBW: Himalayan Buzzard
English (IOC): Himalayan Buzzard
English (United States): Himalayan Buzzard
Spanish: Busardo del Himalaya
Spanish (Spain): Busardo del Himalaya
Spanish (HBW): Himalayan Buzzard
Finnish: himalajanhiirihaukka
French: Buse de Chine occidentale, Buse de l’Himalaya, Buse de l'Himalaya, Buse de l'Himalaya (burmanicus), Buse variable (forme de l'Himalaya), Buse variable (Himalaya)
Croatian: himalajski škanjac
Italian: Poiana dell'Himalaya
Japanese (romaji): himarayanosuri
Japanese: ヒマラヤノスリ
Scientific: Buteo burmanicus, Buteo burmanicus burmanicus, Buteo buteo burmanicus, Buteo buteo refectus, Buteo hodgsoni, Buteo japonicus refectus, Buteo japonicus saturatus, Buteo refectus, Buteo refectus (burmanicus), Buteo refectus [burmanicus], Faclo (sic) buteo japonicus
Latvian: Himalaju klijāns
Nepali: श्येनबाज
Dutch: Himalayabuizerd
Norwegian Nynorsk: Himalayavåk
Norwegian: himalayavåk
Polish: myszołów himalajski
Pinyin: xǐ-shān kuáng
Portuguese: bútio-do-himalaia
Portuguese (Portugal): bútio-dos-himalaias
Russian: Восточноазиатский сарыч, Гималайский канюк
Slovak: myšiak himalájsky
Serbian: Himalajski mišar
Swedish: himalayavråk
Thai: เหยี่ยวทะเลทรายหิมาลัย, เหยี่ยวหิมาลัย
Thai (Transliteration): yìaw hì-maa-lay
Turkish: Himalaya şahini
Tuvinian: Гималай сарызы
Ukrainian: канюк гімалайський
Chinese: 喜山, 喜山鵟
Chinese (Traditional): 喜山鵟, 喜馬拉雅鵟

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