Ridgway's hawk

Ridgway's hawk

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Buteo ridgwayi

Ridgway's hawk is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae endemic to the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean. It is classified as Critically Endangered because of habitat destruction and human persecution in the Dominican Republic; however, due to conservation efforts, the population is now increasing. It is named in honour of the ornithologist Robert Ridgway.

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Ridgway's hawk habitat map

References

1. Ridgway's hawk Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ridgway's_hawk
2. Ridgway's hawk on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22695886/181707428
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/438070

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