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Grasshopper Buzzard

Butastur rufipennis (Sundevall, 1850)

The Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis) is a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Accipitriformes
Family:
  Accipitridae
Genus:
  Butastur

Scientific:
  Butastur rufipennis

Citation:
  (Sundevall, 1850)

Reference:
  Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 7 p.131

Protonym:
  Poliornis rufipennis

Avibase ID:
  45A1D850C0690AD0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/45A1D850

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175531

Geographic range:

  • Butastur rufipennis: Savanna and grasslands of sub-Saharan Africa
English:
Grasshopper Buzzard
Czech:
jestřábec sarančí
German:
Heuschreckenteesa
Danish:
Græshoppevåge
Spanish:
Busardo Langostero
Finnish:
heinäsirkkahaukka
French:
Busautour des sauterelles
Icelandic:
Skvettuvákur
Italian:
Poiana grillaia
Japanese:
afurikasashiba
Japanese:
アフリカサシバ
Dutch:
Sprinkhaanbuizerd
Norwegian:
Gresshoppevåk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Grashoppevåk
Polish:
myszolap rdzawoskrzydly
Portuguese:
Bútio-gafanhoto
Russian:
Саранчовый канюк
Slovak:
saryč africký
Swedish:
gräshoppsvråk
Ukrainian:
Канюк африканський
Chinese:
蝗鵟鹰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Busautour des sauterelles ( Butastur rufipennis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Busautour des sauterelles ( Butastur rufipennis)
Clements 1st edition:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Clements 3rd edition:
Grasshopper Buzzard Eagle ( Butastur rufipennis)
Clements 4th edition:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grasshopper Buzzard-Eagle ( Butastur rufipennis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grasshopper Buzzard-Eagle ( Butastur rufipennis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
James Lee Peters:
Butastur rufipennis
James Lee Peters (original):
Butastur rufipennis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Butastur rufipennis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Grasshopper Buzzard ( Butastur rufipennis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Butastur rufipennis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Butastur rufipennis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Rooivlerkjakkalsvoël
Catalan: Aligot llagoster
Czech: jestřábec sarančí, Kánec sarancí
Danish: Græshoppevåge
German: Heuschreckenteesa
English: Grasshopper Buzzard, Grasshopper buzzard eagle, Grasshopper Buzzard-Eagle
English (IOC): Grasshopper Buzzard
English (Kenya): Grasshopper Buzzard
Spanish: Azor Langostero, Busardo Langostero
Spanish (Spain): Busardo Langostero
Spanish (HBW): Grasshopper Buzzard
Estonian: tirtsu-haugasviu
Finnish: Heinäsirkkahaukka
French: Busard des sauterelles, Busautour des sauterelles, Buse des sauterelles
Hungarian: sáskaölyv
Icelandic: Skvettuvákur
Italian: Butastore rufipenne, Poiana grillaia
Japanese: afurikasashiba
Japanese: アフリカサシバ
Scientific: Butastur rufipennis, Poliornis rufipennis
Lithuanian: Skėrinis vanaginis suopis
Dutch: Sprinkhaanbuizerd
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grashoppevåk
Norwegian: Gresshoppevåk
Polish: myszolap rdzawoskrzydly, myszołap rdzawoskrzydły, Myszołów rdzawoskrzydły
Portuguese: Bútio-gafanhoto
Russian: Саранчовый канюк
Slovak: myšiak saryč, saryč africký
Serbian: Skakavčev mišar
Swedish: Gräshoppsvråk
Swahili: Shakivale Bawa-jekundu
Ukrainian: Канюк африканський
Chinese: 蝗鵟鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 蝗鵟鷹

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