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African Harrier-Hawk

Polyboroides typus Smith, A, 1829

The African Harrier-Hawk, Harrier Hawk, or Gymnogene (Polyboroides typus) is a bird of prey. It is about 60–66 cm in length, and is related to the harriers. It breeds in most of Africa south of the Sahara. The only other member of the genus is the allopatric Madagascar Harrier-Hawk(Polyboroides radiatus). Source: Wikipedia




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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

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C505EA72

Taxonomic 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
English:
African Harrier-Hawk
Czech:
jestřábec pochopovitý
German:
Höhlenweihe
Danish:
Afrikansk Klatrehøg
Spanish:
Aguilucho caricalvo común
Finnish:
rosvohaukka
French:
Gymnogène d'Afrique
Icelandic:
Snákheiðir
Italian:
Gimnogene africano
Japanese:
chuuhidaka
Japanese:
チュウヒダカ
Dutch:
Kaalkopkiekendief
Norwegian:
Klatrehauk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Klatrehauk
Polish:
owadozer palmowy
Portuguese:
Secretário-pequeno
Russian:
Африканский лунёвый ястреб
Slovak:
kutraňa dutinárka
Swedish:
afrikansk klätterhök
Ukrainian:
Яструб-сивець африканський
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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]
Clements, version 2018:
African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2018:
African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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 (03/07/2017):
African Harrier-hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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:
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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:
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Harrier-Hawk ( Polyboroides typus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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 (IOC): African Harrier-Hawk
English (Kenya): African Harrier Hawk
Spanish: Aguilucho Africano, Aguilucho caricalvo común, Aguilucho-caricalvo Común
Spanish (Spain): Aguilucho Caricalvo Común
Spanish (HBW): African Harrier-Hawk
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
Icelandic: Snákheiðir
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
Scientific: Gymnogenys typicus, Polyboroides typus, Polyboroides typus typus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis linginis vanagas
Dutch: Kaalkopkiekendief
Norwegian Nynorsk: Klatrehauk
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
Serbian: Afrički ejoliki jastreb
Sotho, Southern: Seitlhoaeleli
Swedish: Afrikansk klätterhök
Swahili: Hajivale, Kobeamiti
Ukrainian: Яструб-сивець африканський
Chinese: 非洲鬣鹰
Chinese (Traditional): 獵鷹

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