Jamaican red-tailed hawk

Jamaican red-tailed hawk

SUBSPECIES OF

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SPECIES
Buteo jamaicensis jamaicensis

The Jamaican red-tailed hawk is the nominate subspecies of the red-tailed hawk, a bird of prey of North America. The subspecies B. j. jamaicensis occurs in the northern West Indies, including Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico and the Lesser Antilles, but not the Bahamas or Cuba, where it is replaced by the Cuban red-tailed hawk . El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico, holds some of the highest known density of Jamaican red-tailed hawks. The bird is referred to as a guaraguao in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

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References

1. Jamaican red-tailed hawk Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaican_red-tailed_hawk

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