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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Polyboroides
Higher classification  Polyboroidinae
Order  Accipitriformes
Family  Accipitridae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
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Lower classifications  African harrier‑hawk, Madagascar harrier‑hawk

African harrier hawk polyboroides typus onder papegaaiberg stellenbosch

Polyboroides is a genus of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family. This genus has two recognized species found in Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. The two species are allopatric and restricted to the Afrotropic ecozone. They are generally known as harrier-hawks.



The genus Polyboroides has two recognized species:

  • African harrier-hawk, Polyboroides typus (Scopoli, 1786) - Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Madagascan harrier-hawk, Polyboroides radiatus Smith, 1829 - Madagascar.
  • References

    Polyboroides Wikipedia

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